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English → English (WordNet) Definition: fallout fallout n 1: the radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion [syn: radioactive dust] 2: any adverse and unwanted secondary effect; “a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal” [syn: side effect ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: fallout fallout \fallout\ n. 1. the radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion. Syn: radioactive dust, radioactive fallout. [WordNet 1.5] 2. the falling to the ground of radioactive particles lifted into the atmosphere by a nuclear explosion. [PJC] 3. an incidental or unexpected effect, especially one which is undesirable, consequent to an event or process;; -- usually used only in the singular; as, the fallout from the disclosure of the Lewinsky tapes made trouble for the President for months after the event; fallout from the stock market crash caused property prices to decline in the New York area. [PJC] 4. (Med.) one selected from a group by some criterion. [cant] [PJC] Corrective action was taken in 97 of the 418 --fallouts from 3,787 patients at risk. --H. Gill Cryer et al. (Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. Vol 41, no. 3, 1996). [PJC] 5. one who fails to maintain the same pace as and lags behind a group of which s/he is a member. [cant] [PJC] The executive officer's group noted all --fallouts by name and policed them into a group to complete the run at a slower pace. --Lt. Col. William C. David (Preparing a Battalion for Combat: Physical Fitness and Mental Toughness. Army University After Next - Virtual Research Library). [PJC]


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