1. fallout

noun. ['ˈfɔˌlaʊt'] the radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion.


  • dust


  • recall
  • freeze

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Rhymes with Fallout

  • bailout
  • pullout
  • rollout
  • sellout

Sentences with fallout

1. Noun, singular or mass
Radiation exposure originates from many sources, not just the fallout from nuclear weapons or power plants.

Quotes about fallout

1. I can only hope the federal aid made available today will be sufficient in our recovery efforts, and pray that our citizens continue to be safe from the fallout of this dangerous natural disaster.
- Mike Rogers

2. When a reader falls in love with a book, it leaves its essence inside him, like radioactive fallout in an arable field, and after that there are certain crops that will no longer grow in him, while other, stranger, more fantastic growths may occasionally be produced."[Books vs. Goons, L.A. Times, April 24, 2005]
- Salman Rushdie

2. fallout

noun. ['ˈfɔˌlaʊt'] any adverse and unwanted secondary effect.


  • consequence
  • side effect
  • outcome
  • result
  • issue
  • effect
  • upshot


  • inconsequence
  • beginning
  • parent
  • outgo