noun[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
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of infall in:
- The US English dictionary