Definition of free fall
1 : the condition of unrestrained motion in a gravitational field; also : such motion
2 a : the part of a parachute jump before the parachute opens b : a rapid and continuing drop or decline <a free fall in stock prices>
Examples of free fall in a sentence
Sales were in free fall.
First Known Use of free fall
FREE FALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of free fall for English Language Learners
: the state or condition of falling through the air toward the ground
: the condition of quickly becoming lower, less, or fewer
: a fast or continuing drop
Medical Definition of free fall
: the condition of unrestrained motion in a gravitational field; also : such motion
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