n.1.the radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion.
2.the falling to the ground of radioactive particles lifted into the atmosphere by a nuclear explosion.
3.an incidental or unexpected effect, especially one which is undesirable, consequent to an event or process; ; - usually used only in the singular; as, the fallout from the disclosure of the Lewinsky tapes made trouble for the President for months after the event; fallout from the stock market crash caused property prices to decline in the New York area.
4.(Med.) one selected from a group by some criterion.
5.one who fails to maintain the same pace as and lags behind a group of which s/he is a member.
Noun1.fallout - the radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion
2.fallout - any adverse and unwanted secondary effect; "a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal"
Synonyms: side effect
A-blast, A-bomb shelter, H-blast, Mach front, activity, air pollution, airborne radioactivity, artificial radioactivity, atom blast, attritus, blast wave, bran, contamination, cosmic dust, crumb, crumble, curiage, decontamination, dust, dust ball, dust cloud, efflorescence, fallout shelter, farina, filings, fission particles, flash burn, flour, grits, groats, ground zero, half-life, hydrogen blast, kittens, lint, meal, mushroom cloud, natural radioactivity, nuclear radiation, powder, pussies, radiant energy, radiation, radioactive dust, radioactive radiation, radioactivity, radiocarbon dating, radiolucency, radiopacity, radiosensibility, radiosensitivity, raspings, saturation point, sawdust, smut, soot, specific activity
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