|1.||[ noun ] a steep high face of rock|
"he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town" "a steep drop"
|Related terms:||geological_formation precipice crag|
|2.||[ noun ] a noticeable decline in performance|
|Synonyms:||slump falloff falling_off slack|
: "the team went into a slump" "a sudden slack in output" "a drop-off in attendance" "a falloff in automobile sales"
|Related terms:||decline deterioration slow slump slack slake|
|3.||[ noun ] a change downward|
"there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided" "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
|Related terms:||increase change sinking waning dwindling attrition shrinking casualty drop_off|