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Moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in separate drops,
  1. Rain falls
    • - it was beginning to rain
  2. (of the sky, the clouds, etc.) Send down rain

  3. (of objects) Fall in large or overwhelming quantities
    • - bombs rained down
  4. Used to convey that a specified thing is falling in large or overwhelming quantities
    • - it was just raining glass
  5. Send down in large or overwhelming quantities
    • - she rained blows onto him
  1. Moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in separate drops
    • - the rain had not stopped for days
    • - it's pouring rain
  2. Falls of rain
    • - the plants were washed away by some unusually heavy rains
  3. A large or overwhelming quantity of things that fall or descend
    • - he fell under the rain of blows

  1. water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
  2. precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
  3. drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
  4. anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"
  5. (raining) falling in drops or as if falling like rain; "watched the raining apple blossoms"
  6. (rainy) showery: (of weather) wet by periods of rain; "showery weather"; "rainy days"
  7. Rain is liquid precipitation, as opposed to non-liquid kinds of precipitation such as snow, hail and sleet. Rain requires the presence of a thick layer of the atmosphere to have temperatures above the melting point of water near and above the Earth's surface. ...
  8. Rain (Regen) is a 1929 Dutch film directed by Mannus Franken and Joris Ivens.
  9. Rain is a 1932 South Seas motion picture directed by Lewis Milestone with portions filmed at Santa Catalina Island, California. The film stars Joan Crawford as prostitute Sadie Thompson and Walter Huston as a conflicted missionary who wants to reform Sadie, but whose own morals start decaying. ...
  10. Rain is a 2001 New Zealand made film directed by Christine Jeffs. A debut film by Jeffs, it was released in New Zealand in 2001 and internationally in 2002. It concerns the coming of age of 13-year-old Janey, and is based on the novel Rain, written by Kirsty Gunn. ...
  11. Rain is a 2006 film directed by Craig DiBona. The screenplay was written by Andrew Neiderman, based on the novel by V.C. Andrews. It premiered at the Palm Beach International Film Festival, although it did not receive further domestic distribution.
  12. Rain is a 2008 film directed by Maria Govan. This was among the first feature productions to be shot entirely by citizens of the Bahamas.
  13. Condensed water falling from a cloud; Any matter moving or falling, usually through air, and especially if liquid or otherwise figuratively identifiable with raindrops; An instance of particles or larger pieces of matter moving or falling through air; To have rain fall from the sky; To fall ...
  14. (rains) A rainy season
  15. (Rains (Meteorology)) When the Queen served tea, it was observed that she not only rains, but she pours.
  16. Liquid water droplets that fall from the atmosphere, having diameters greater than drizzle.
  17. The days preceding revival are often pictured as dry and parched. God Himself speaks of withholding the rain (Amos 4:7) and sending the drought to a stiff-necked people who have turned away from Him (Hag. 1:11). Thus, expressions suggesting rain are very popular during seasons of revival. ...
  18. Nature's way of telling the band to go inside and practice music.
  19. The sound of the metal scrap hitting fighter in space after combat.
  20. Precipitation in the form of liquid water droplets greater than 0.5 mm. If widely scattered, the drop size may be smaller. It is reported as "R" in an observation and on the METAR. The intensity of rain is based on rate of fall. ...
  21. A form of precipitation consisting of liquid water droplets having diameters between 0.5 and 5.0 mm (0.02 and 0.2 in).
  22. Liquid droplets or precipitation of sufficient size, relative to the humidity/aridity of the air, to reach the ground without evaporating. Precipitation that crystallizes is snow. Frozen, it is sleet or hail. Water drops that evaporate in the air are virga. ...
  23. Garden – A planted area, typically at ground level or in a low-lying area, which makes use of plants that tolerate flooding.  Rain gardens use drainage pipes, reservoirs, landforms, and other storm water management techniques to manage rainfalls varying from small amounts to major storm events. ...
  24. cleansing, washing away the dust, a purification.
  25. Rain is the most common form of precipitation and can be heavy,light,continuous,intermittent or patchy according to the cloud type and its potential at the time.