Definition of waterfall in English:
A cascade of water falling from a height, formed when a river or stream flows over a precipice or steep incline.
- It is mantled with rainforest and there are rivers, lakes and waterfalls.
- Like water flowing down a waterfall, the teams smashed into one another.
- Fast-flowing rivers create spectacular waterfalls, gorges and a myriad of caves.
adjectiveBack to top
Relating to or denoting a method of project management that is characterized by sequential stages and a fixed plan of work: each phase of a waterfall project must be complete prior to moving to the next phase Contrasted with agile (sense 2).
More example sentences
- Waterfall methods do hold value for certain projects and some development teams.
- Traditional waterfall methods for developing software are rapidly declining in popularity as more recently developed Agile methodologies are increasingly adopted.
- For many years the standard software development contract has been prepared on the basis of a waterfall development methodology.
Words that rhyme with waterfallfootfall • overfall
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan