fall toward (something)

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fall toward (something)

To bend, tilt, or drop toward someone or something. The toddler fell toward the chair but luckily didn't hit her head.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fall toward something

to drop or fall in the direction of something. She fell toward the curb rather than toward the traffic. The tree fell toward the garage rather than toward the house.
See also: fall, toward
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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By that time all the gas in both disks will have fallen toward the nucleus and fueled star formation, though the resulting stars may 'remember' the counterrotation of the two disks."
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