Cascades


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  • noun

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a mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California

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That I know as surely as that the sun will rise, and that cascade come shining over the rocks after I am dead and done.
At the second degree it forms a perpendicular cascade of ten feet in height, and consequently impassable by boats.
In the centre of the lofty Gothic* façade of the palace, the grand staircase, incessantly ascended and descended by a double current, which, after parting on the intermediate landing-place, flowed in broad waves along its lateral slopes,--the grand staircase, I say, trickled incessantly into the place, like a cascade into a lake.
Helen would begin, gazing as if she saw a visionary cascade, "I've a good mind to go with you myself, Willoughby--only I can't.
In the midst of the grove was a fine lawn, sloping down towards the house, near the summit of which rose a plentiful spring, gushing out of a rock covered with firs, and forming a constant cascade of about thirty feet, not carried down a regular flight of steps, but tumbling in a natural fall over the broken and mossy stones till it came to the bottom of the rock, then running off in a pebly channel, that with many lesser falls winded along, till it fell into a lake at the foot of the hill, about a quarter of a mile below the house on the south side, and which was seen from every room in the front.
So now Della's beautiful hair fell about her, rippling and shining like a cascade of brown waters.
Withdrawing my hand when another hand already stretcheth out to it; hesitating like the cascade, which hesitateth even in its leap:--thus do I hunger for wickedness!
Having spoken these words, Miss Miggs made divers efforts to rub her shoulders in an impossible place, and shivered from head to foot; thereby giving the beholders to understand that the imaginary cascade was still in full flow, but that a sense of duty upheld her under that and all other sufferings, and nerved her to endurance.
For the purposes of the proposed transaction, the electricity producing assets of Cascades Energie Inc.
This waste paper will be processed and used as raw material by various Cascades board and paper mills, for example in Perkins Paper Ltd.
The Cascades are the end point of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, which brings water to the city from 226 miles away in the Owens Valley, on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada.
The DRS system operates without effluents occurring, meaning that the treated parts are rinsed thoroughly, using a minimum of fresh water in a cascade washing system, and the relatively small amount of rinsing water can be processed very economically.
The idea of harnessing Auger cascades for cancer treatment has been around for a long time, Fairchild says.
2 -- ran in Valley edition only) Angelenos and others eagerly gathered at the Cascades, the southern end of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, on Nov.
The logic AND and OR operations and other features needed for complex circuits are created by cleverly designed intersections of two cascades.