Fall-out meaning

Alternative spelling of fallout.
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(literally) To come out of something by falling.

I opened the cupboard and a can fell out on to my foot.

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(intransitive, idiomatic) To cease to be on friendly terms.

Dave and I fell out after a long argument.

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(military, intransitive)
  • (literally) To leave one's place in the current formation of ranks in order to take one's place in a new formation.
  • (figuratively) To leave one's current location to report for duty at a new location.
    The company fell out for an artillery drill.
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(dated) To turn out, happen.
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