noun Date: 1949 1. a. the often radioactive particles stirred up by or resulting from a nuclear explosion and descending through the atmosphere; also other polluting particles (as volcanic ash) descending likewise b. descent (as of fallout) through the atmosphere 2. a secondary and often lingering effect, result, or set of consequences <
have to take a position and accept the political fallout — Andy Logan

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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