Definition of Faller

1. Noun. A person who fells trees.

Exact synonyms: Feller, Logger, Lumberjack, Lumberman
Specialized synonyms: Bunyan, Paul Bunyan
Generic synonyms: Jack, Laborer, Labourer, Manual Laborer
Specialized synonyms: Scorer
Derivative terms: Fell, Log

2. Noun. A person who falls. "A faller among thieves"
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Fall

Definition of Faller

1. n. One who, or that which, falls.

Definition of Faller

1. Noun. One who falls. ¹

2. Noun. (engineering) A part which acts by falling, such as a stamp in a fulling mill, or the device in a spinning machine to arrest motion when a thread breaks. ¹

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Definition of Faller

1. one that falls [n -S] - See also: falls

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Faller

fallen angel
fallen angels
fallen arch
fallen arches
fallen asleep
fallen back on
fallen in
fallen off
fallen out
fallen over
fallen pregnant
fallen short
faller (current term)

Literary usage of Faller

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Cotton Spinner and Managers' and Carders' Guide: A Practical by Robert H. Baird (1851)
"THE faller. The faller may now be set in such a manner, that when the ... When the faller is put down, that is, when the axis is turned round by the hand so ..."

2. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1872)
"On the front of the faller shaft I is keyed the sector C, and a chain D attached to the sector passes round the pulley E to a ..."

3. Cotton Spinning: Its Development, Principles, and Practice by Richard Marsden (1888)
"Backing off; movement of the faller.—Drawing in of the carriage.—Winding mechanism.—Harmonious operation of the parts in action. ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"31 (b), so that neither faller wire is in contact with the yarn, ... The winding faller b is held above the stretch of yarn by means of a spring £, ..."

5. Civil Procedure Reports: Containing Cases Under the Code of Civil Procedure by New York (State), Henry Huffman Browne, Courts, Rufus Leonard Scott, James Manford Kerr, Percival Soloman Menken (1905)
"SOPHIE faller v. JESSICA M. RANGER. SUPREME COURT—NEW YORK COUNTY—SPECIAL TERM— PART I—JULY, 1904. §531- Bill of Particulars—Motion to compel acceptance of. ..."

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