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Yosemite Falls

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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Yosemite Falls a series of waterfalls in Yosemite National Park in California; is reduced to a trickle for part of each year
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Usage

In literature:

Its work today makes the cliffs and falls of the Yosemite one of the world's most famous bits of scenery.
"The Red Man's Continent" by Ellsworth Huntington
It is to the great width and even slope of the Yosemite Creek Glacier that we owe the unrivaled height and sheerness of the Yosemite Falls.
"The Yosemite" by John Muir
In the afternoon the stage rushed them past a charming camp in the woods, to the Sentinel Hotel, at the foot of the Yosemite Falls.
"The Port of Adventure" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The Yosemite Valley, in the Sierra Nevada, through which falls the Merced River, is the most wonderful gorge in the world.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
TO THE UNNAMED FALL IN THE YOSEMITE VALLEY.
"The California Birthday Book" by Various
Moonlight illumined the whiteness of the Yosemite Falls in full view of the hotel verandah as it makes the double leap down a dark gorge.
"The Smiling Hill-Top" by Julia M. Sloane
The highest fall of water in the world is that of the Yosemite in California, being 2,550 feet.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
I'm due at the Yosemite Valley about a year from next fall.
"The Eagle's Heart" by Hamlin Garland
When they had gone up on the great meadows back of Yosemite Falls and El Capitan to live, there came a great temptation.
"The Transformation of Job" by Frederick Vining Fisher
The highest fall of water in the world is that of the Yosemite in California, being 2,550 feet.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
Next in progress come Yosemite Falls, loftiest by far in the world, a spectacle of sublimity.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
This is the hour also, in the time of high-water, to see the reflection of the Yosemite Falls.
"Our Italy" by Charles Dudley Warner
In an hour or two we came to Yosemite Creek, the stream that makes the greatest of all the Yosemite falls.
"My First Summer in the Sierra" by John Muir
Near the head of the valley, where it turns sharply toward the west, we have before us the Yosemite Fall.
"The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts" by George W. Holley
One mile further the ~Yosemite Falls Trail~ branches to the right and leads southwest five miles to ~Yosemite Point~.
"Guide to Yosemite" by Ansel Hall
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In news:

Want to see this year's spring snowmelt roar down the iconic Yosemite Falls.
Three people died in Yosemite National Park after falling into a river above a large waterfall there.
0 A fall photo of signature tent cabins in Yosemite National Park's Curry Village.
Extreme- sports writer falls to death in Yosemite.
Yosemite National Park officials on Tuesday will take down the Half Dome cables for fall and winter.
LEARN TO PAINT YOSEMITE FALLS, PART 2.
We hear the distant, pouring-sand drone of Upper Yosemite Falls long before it is visible.
North America's highest waterfall, Yosemite Falls, which is also the fifth highest in the world, can now be viewed in live snapshots thanks to a new webcam at Yosemite National Park.
Extreme-sports writer falls to death in Yosemite .
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif (AP) – Falling boulders are the single biggest force shaping Yosemite Valley, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the national park system.
Rock fall threat prompts campsite closure at Yosemite .
Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park.
A May 2009 photo of Vernal Falls in Yosemite National P. Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times.
Part-time ranger killed by falling tree at Yosemite .
Third body found at Yosemite National Park, likely member of party swept over falls in July hiking accident.
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In science:

Such event will “fall like a rock” from the ββ 2ν “big wall” into the ββ 0ν energy region. I like to call these ββ 2ν background events the Yosemite events.
Review of double beta experiments
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