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noun – 1. a drop or lessening in amount, fall in pressure a drop in pressure 2. the amount of rain or snow which comes down at any one time, an overnight fall of snow 3. US autumn verb – 1. to become less in amount atmospheric pressure is falling atmospheric pressure is decreasing 2. to be included within the range of something. Aircraft fall into a number of type categories. Design methods fall into four groups. Long-range high-frequency communications fall in the frequency bracket 2–25 MHz. 3. to drop or come down freely because of gravity. Light rain may fall occasionally. 4. to occur at a particular time. New Year’s Day falls on a Thursday this year. (NOTE: falling – fell – fallen)

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