noun: A turbulent section of a body of water, caused by strong currents passing over submergedridges.
verb: To fall over (something).
verb: To attack (someone).
verb: To fall over.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
They continued then to follow the shores of Lake Grant by climbing the plateau; but, after having gone a mile in this direction, Cyrus Harding had not been able to discover the overfall, which, however, must exist somewhere.
If h '0 and if there is a limiting depth tlimit above the weir crest, the overfall is submerged.
The DAM at the Croton River is 40 feet high, and the overfall 251 feet in length.
At seven-thirty o'clock, he was again lost sight of in a heavy overfall, the current setting to the eastward at a place commonly known as La Ballesta.
On September 18 they put into the excellent port of the island of Gomera, 'the best,' he says, 'in all the Canaries, the town and castle standing on the very breach of the sea, but the billows do so tumble and overfall that it is impossible to land upon any part of the strand but by swimming, saving in a cove under steep rocks, where they can pass towards the town but one after the other.'
n hidr. slenkstis jūr. sraujymė, sraunuma, srauni vieta