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Overview of noun tumbling

The noun tumbling has 1 sense

1. acrobatics, tumbling -- (the gymnastic moves of an acrobat)

Overview of verb tumble
1. tumble, topple -- (fall down, as if collapsing; "The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it")

2. topple, tumble, tip -- (cause to topple or tumble by pushing)

3. tumble -- (roll over and over, back and forth)

4. whirl, tumble, whirl around -- (fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air")

5. crumble, crumple, tumble, break down, collapse -- (fall apart; "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down")

6. tumble -- (throw together in a confused mass; "They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern")

7. catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it -- (understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on")

8. tumble -- (fall suddenly and sharply; "Prices tumbled after the devaluation of the currency")

9. tumble -- (put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying; "Wash in warm water and tumble dry")

10. tumble -- (suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat)

11. tumble -- (do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully)

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