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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fall·ing a. & n. from Fall, v. i.
 Falling away, Falling off, etc. See To fall away, To fall off, etc., under Fall, v. i.
 Falling band, the plain, broad, linen collar turning down over the doublet, worn in the early part of the 17th century.
 Falling sickness Med., epilepsy. --Shak.
 Falling star. Astron. See Shooting star.
 Falling stone, a stone falling through the atmosphere; a meteorite; an aërolite.
 Falling tide, the ebb tide.
 Falling weather, a rainy season. [Colloq.] --Bartlett.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 falling off
      n : a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; "the
          team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a
          drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality" [syn: slump,
           slack, drop-off, falloff]