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Meaning of WATERFALL

Pronunciation:  'wotur`fol

WordNet Dictionary
 Definition: [n]  a steep descent of the water of a river
 Synonyms: falls
 See Also: American Falls, Angel, Angel Falls, body of water, Canadian Falls, cascade, cataract, Cuquenan, Cuquenan Falls, Guaira, Guaira Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Iguassu, Iguassu Falls, Iguazu, Iguazu Falls, Kukenaam, Kukenaam Falls, Niagara, Niagara Falls, Paulo Afonso, Paulo Afonso Falls, river, Sete Quedas, Takkakaw, Tugela, Tugela Falls, Twin, Twin Falls, Urubupunga, Urubupunga Falls, Victoria, Victoria Falls, water, Yosemite, Yosemite Falls



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Wa"ter*fall`\, n.
1. A fall, or perpendicular descent, of the water of a river
   or stream, or a descent nearly perpendicular; a cascade; a

2. (Hairdressing) An arrangement of a woman's back hair over
   a cushion or frame in some resemblance to a waterfall.

3. A certain kind of neck scarf. --T. Hughes.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a waterfall in your dream, is symbolic of letting go. You are releasing all those pent up emotions and negative feelings. The dream may also represent your goals and desires. In particular, if the waterfall is clear, then it represents revitalization and renewal. Dreaming that you are at the bottom of the waterfall, suggests that you are feeling emotionally overwhelmed. You are experiencing difficulties in coping with your feelings.