Definition of Rain. Meaning of Rain. Synonyms of Rain
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Definition of Rain
Rain Rain, n. & v.
Reign. [Obs.] --Spenser.
RainRain Rain, n. [OF. rein, AS. regen; akin to OFries. rein, D. &
G. regen, OS. & OHG. regan, Icel., Dan., & Sw. regn, Goth.
rign, and prob. to L. rigare to water, to wet; cf. Gr. ? to
wet, to rain.]
Water falling in drops from the clouds; the descent of water
from the clouds in drops.
Rain is water by the heat of the sun divided into very
small parts ascending in the air, till, encountering
the cold, it be condensed into clouds, and descends in
Fair days have oft contracted wind and rain. --Milton.
Note: Rain is distinguished from mist by the size of the
drops, which are distinctly visible. When water falls
in very small drops or particles, it is called mist;
and fog is composed of particles so fine as to be not
only individually indistinguishable, but to float or be
suspended in the air. See Fog, and Mist.
Rain band (Meteorol.), a dark band in the yellow portion of
the solar spectrum near the sodium line, caused by the
presence of watery vapor in the atmosphere, and hence
sometimes used in weather predictions.
Rain bird (Zo["o]l.), the yaffle, or green woodpecker.
[Prov. Eng.] The name is also applied to various other
birds, as to Saurothera vetula of the West Indies.
Rain fowl (Zo["o]l.), the channel-bill cuckoo (Scythrops
Nov[ae]-Hollandi[ae]) of Australia.
Rain gauge, an instrument of various forms measuring the
quantity of rain that falls at any given place in a given
time; a pluviometer; an ombrometer.
Rain goose (Zo["o]l.), the red-throated diver, or loon.
Rain prints (Geol.), markings on the surfaces of stratified
rocks, presenting an appearance similar to those made by
rain on mud and sand, and believed to have been so
Rain quail. (Zo["o]l.) See Quail, n., 1.
Rain water, water that has fallen from the clouds in rain. RainRain Rain, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rained; p. pr. & vb. n.
Raining.] [AS. regnian, akin to G. regnen, Goth. rignjan.
See Rain, n.]
1. To fall in drops from the clouds, as water; used mostly
with it for a nominative; as, it rains.
The rain it raineth every day. --Shak.
2. To fall or drop like water from the clouds; as, tears
rained from their eyes.
Rain Rain, v. t.
1. To pour or shower down from above, like rain from the
Then said the Lord unto Moses, Behold, I will rain
bread from heaven for you. --Ex. xvi. 4.
2. To bestow in a profuse or abundant manner; as, to rain
favors upon a person.
Meaning of Rain from wikipedia
- Play media Rain
is liquid water
in the form of droplets
that have condensed
from atmospheric water vapor
and then become heavy enough
to fall under
is a type of precipitation
in which liquid drops
of the earth. Rain
, The Rain
, or RAIN
may also refer
is the fifth
Korean-language studio album
from South Korean singer Rain
, and the first album since
from JYP Entertainment. The album...
- "No Rain
" is a song by American
rock band Blind
Melon. It was released
in 1993 as the second single
from the band's debut album Blind
Melon. The song is...
- "In the Rain
" is a 1972 soul single, written
by Tony Hester. It was released
1972 by American
group, The Dramatics, from their
" is a song, originally released
in 1973 by German singer
and music producer Simon Butterfly
(real name: Bernd
Simon). In the...
- "Rain Rain
Go Away" is a po****r English language nursery
rhyme. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number
of 19096. There
are few versions
- better known
by his stage
(Korean 비 IPA ['piː]), is a South Korean
singer-songwriter, actor, and music
's musical career includes
- Singin' in the Rain
is a 1952 American musical romantic comedy
and c****ographed by Gene Kelly
- "It Will Rain
" is a song by American singer
and songwriter Bruno
Mars. It was released
27, 2011 by Atlantic Records
as the lead single
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