Definition of infall in English:


Line breaks: in¦fall
Pronunciation: /ˈɪnfɔːl


[mass noun] Astronomy
  • The falling of small objects or other matter on to or into a larger body: the infall of debris into a black hole
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    • The size of this infall is related directly to the amount of matter in the Universe.
    • K-bentonite horizons, interpreted as altered volcanic infall, are interbedded with the limestones of the Precordillera.
    • The strong form states that we're constantly being bombarded with biochemical material from space, and that there's a correlation between Viral outbreaks and patterns of infall.

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