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  1. present participle of waterfall


waterfalling (uncountable)

  1. (engineering) turbulent flow; damage caused by such turbulence
    • 2003, George E. Totten, D. Scott MacKenzie, Handbook of Aluminum: Physical metallurgy and processes
      If the film folds over on itself as a result of turbulent flow or "waterfalling," the effects can be particularly damaging.
    • 2009, ASM International, Casting design and performance
      If the casting is poorly designed, waterfalling will result.
  2. hiking to, and then climbing up active waterfalls