rainfall

Definitions of rainfall
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n water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere

Synonyms:
rain
Types:
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monsoon
any wind that changes direction with the seasons
rainstorm
a storm with rain
cloudburst, deluge, downpour, pelter, soaker, torrent, waterspout
a heavy rain
drizzle, mizzle
very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
rain shower, shower
a brief period of precipitation
equinoctial storm, line storm
a violent rainstorm near the time of an equinox
thundershower
a short rainstorm accompanied by thunder and lightning
scattering, sprinkle, sprinkling
a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
Type of:
downfall, precipitation
the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)

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