How to use Falls-off in a sentence
I'm just riding along so's nothing falls off!
In forms which are naked in the adult state, the shell falls off soon after the reduction of the velum, but in Cenia, Runcina and Vaginula the shell-gland and shell are not developed, and the young animal when hatched has already the naked form of the adult.
In those Euthyneura in which the shell is entirely absent in the adult, it is, except in the three genera Cenia, Runcina and Vaginula, developed in the larva and then falls off.
The electromotive force of Volta's simple cell falls off rapidly when the cell is used, and this phenomenon was shown to be due to the accumulation at the metal plates of the products of chemical changes in the cell itself.
At the point 0 the intensity is one-quarter of that of the entire wave, and after this point is passed, that is, when we have entered the geometrical shadow, the intensity falls off gradually to zero, without fluctuations.Advertisement
Thus the brain falls off in bulk, and the muscles become attenuated, and in no muscle is this more notable than in the case of the heart.
If the pressure falls off uniformly, so that the pressure-curve is a straight line PDF sloping downwards and cutting AM in F, then the energy-curve will be a parabola curving downwards, and the velocity-curve can be represented by an ellipse, or circle with centre F and radius FA; while the time-curve will be a sinusoid.
It makes its appearance in the autumn, and continues to grow until the following spring, when, if not removed, it falls off naturally; its collection then commences, occupying from eight to ten days.
The leaf is sometimes articulated with the stem, and when it falls off a scar remains; at other times it is continuous with it, and then decays, while still attached to the axis.
The catkin falls off entire, separating from the branch by an articulation.Advertisement
Between 25 and 30 the number falls off by one-fifth, and after 40 by about 44%.
If, however, we fix the points lying towards the margin of the field of view, the diaphragm gradually cuts off more and more of the rays which were necessary to fill the pupil, and in consequence the brightness gradually falls off to zero.
The spathe protects the flowers in their young state, and often falls off after they are developed, or hangs down From Strasburger's Lehrbuch der Botanik, by permission of Gustav Fischer.
The catkin falls off in a mass, separating from the branch by an articulation.
A gamopetalous corolla falls off in one piece; but sometimes the base of the corolla remains persistent, as in Rhinanthus and Orobanche.Advertisement
I don't know his name, but his band mates look apologetic as he nearly falls off the stage.
After 5.00pm, activity falls off sharply and becomes minimal between 8.00pm and 8.00am.
The southern and narrow part of the table-land, called the Edwards Plateau, is more dissected thanthe rest, and falls off to the south in a frayed-out fault scarp, as already mentioned, overlooking the coastal plain of the Rio Grande embayment.
In our bodies, a bold projecting brow falls off to and indicates a corresponding depth of thought.
Some painters prefer foam brushes for trimwork because of a smoother finish, but others think foam flakes apart or falls off the handle too easily.Advertisement
Some people believe that you should make a wish when you receive the bracelet, then wear the bracelet until it naturally falls off.
The sounds, too, are simple, with a noise played when a ball sticks to another or when a group of balls falls off the board.
The ring usually falls off in five to eight days.
Since the meat hangs suspended in the center of the oven and turns during cooking, all of the fat falls off and is filtered into a collection cup that can later be emptied.
You move pieces, in one continuous movement, until something falls off the board.Advertisement
Suddenly the food falls off the cliff into the street below, where a truck runs over it.
Stir vigorously until "trace" occurs, which is when the soap that falls off your spoon kind of dents the surface and it has the consistency of thin pudding.
Hold your rod below the flame and heat the ball until it falls off onto the rod.
Cover the paper in glitter and shake it over a bowl until the excess glitter falls off.
To honor the effort that went into making the bracelet, it is worn until the knot frays and the bracelet falls off.
They are usually given to a special friend, and tradition holds that the wearer must keep the bracelet on his or her wrist until it falls off on its own.
Sponge baths are the best option for your infant until the umbilical cord falls off.
The ribs have a secret special sauce and the meat falls off the bone.