Cascade in a sentence as a noun

The problem with vote counts is that two downvotes can start a cascade of reflex downvotes.

Because sometimes the tasks you need to perform cascade, and then you're repeating that cascade all over the place.

The cascade of electrons hits the air bag computer, which begins another cascade of electrons to the air bag.

I understand bugs happening, but really, the cascade effect of this email change had to have been foreseen by someone... no?

If we were on reddit, I'd chime in with a Schwarzenegger quote and it would cascade into an Arnold quote thread, we'd all have a laugh and move on with our lives.

This trigger serves to kick-start the cascade of maladaptation events we identify as cancer.

This is a key quote, and anecdotally I've seen it playing out with people I know: "[T]he drying up of cognitively demanding jobs is having a cascade effect.

Cascade in a sentence as a verb

In more average codebases big changes like that would likely require changes in multiple places and also cascade changes to related modules.

As I recall, he speculated that improper isolation between cells allowed for failures to cascade to adjacent ones.

There's a cascade of shifting electrons along the wire, and it races backwards through the car's body, chased by the destruction of the car as it collides with another object.

This cascade eliminates opportunities for those without college degrees who would otherwise fill those service and clerical jobs.

Arguing over the absolute "point" of life is pointless, because the epiphenomena of "value" is a chemical cascade in our brains and can be coupled to almost anything.

It's been awhile since I did large scale C++, but I remember precision with header file inclusion was a big deal in C++ projects, to the point where you'd mangle your class structure if it'd keep a cascade of header dependencies out of a set of source files.

Cascade definitions


a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls


a succession of stages or operations or processes or units; "progressing in severity as though a cascade of genetic damage was occurring"; "separation of isotopes by a cascade of processes"


a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower; "a little shower of rose petals"; "a sudden cascade of sparks"

See also: shower


rush down in big quantities, like a cascade


arrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible