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a sudden drop to a lower condition or status

a disastrous overwhelming defeat or ruin

something that causes total loss or severe impairment, as of one's health, fortune, honor, or hopes

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failure that results in a loss of position or reputation

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a sudden decline in strength or number or importance

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Southwestern red squirrels also are densest in older mixed-species forests, where they tend to make middens around deadfall and at the base of large trees (Vahle and Patton, 1983; Patton and Vahle, 1986).
I've never before laid a shotgun on the table at a family gathering," says Bana, who describes Deadfall as "a twisted Thanksgiving-dinner movie.
Deadfall areas were eliminated to facilitate finding and stalking game and also as a preventative against the destructive large wildfires.
It's amazing when my 15-month-old son learns how to say "Tiger" (our cat's name--we're still waiting for "mama" or "papa") but it's equally amazing when my nine-year-old hypothesizes on why a deadfall trap works on certain animals and not others.
Today, he can make low-level passes to allow photo interpreters to get measurements and counts of trees, shrubs, stumps, deadfall and even blueberries, something that's of interest to the USDA and the Ontario Forest Research Institute (OFRI) when it comes to analyzing wildlife habitat.
it is time to clear summer deadfall and new growth, grooming the trails after each snowfall.
Pine martens also took a hit, since they favor tunnels created by deadfall, and snow in old-growth areas, to both hide from predators and stalk prey.
Log Pool - This habitat was created by water flow over a deadfall (i.
Scientists need to see the forest -- deadfall, squirrels and fungi -- as well as the trees.
We crawled over some deadfall and peeked into the meadow and there they were -- 15 bull elk.
The forest floor was covered with native grasses and was relatively free of deadfall.
Coal from Deadfall Syncline near Point Lay is transported in 50-pound bags to the villages by barge and sled.
Glade skiing offers defined entry and exit routes to wooded areas, and clears deadfall, and paths for fun turns in the forest.
Early that morning, I climbed a thousand feet through deadfall timber and began sneaking sidehill along a heavily used elk trail.
I'm a sucker for a brawny blade, and since moving into the country, it seems I'm always reaching for something to lop off some new deadfall or to help reclaim the path to the east woods here.