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showers, plural;
  1. (of a mass of small things) Fall or be thrown in a shower
    • - bits of broken glass showered over me
  2. Cause (a mass of small things) to fall in a shower
    • - his hooves showered sparks across the concrete floor
  3. Throw (a number of small things) all at once toward someone
    • - hooligans showered him with rotten eggs
  4. Give someone a great number of (things)
    • - he showered her with kisses
  5. Give a great number of things to (someone)
    • - senior officers showered praise on their young cadet
  6. Wash oneself in a shower

  1. A brief and usually light fall of rain, hail, sleet, or snow

  2. A mass of small things falling or moving at the same time
    • - a shower of dust sprinkled his face
  3. A large number of things happening or given to someone at the same time
    • - he was pleased by the shower of awards
  4. A group of particles produced by a cosmic-ray particle in the earth's atmosphere

  5. An enclosure in which a person stands under a spray of water to wash

  6. The apparatus that produces such a spray of water

  7. An act of washing oneself in a shower

  8. A party at which presents are given to someone, typically a woman who is about to get married or have a baby
    • - she loved going to baby showers

  1. a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you; "they installed a shower in the bathroom"
  2. lavish: expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns; "He was showered with praise"
  3. spray or sprinkle with; "The guests showered rice on the couple"
  4. washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle; "he took a shower after the game"
  5. a brief period of precipitation; "the game was interrupted by a brief shower"
  6. take a shower; wash one's body in the shower; "You should shower after vigorous exercise"
  7. A shower (or shower-bath) is an area in which one bathes underneath a spray of water. People very commonly use soap and shampoo while showering.
  8. A shower is a juggling pattern for 2 or more objects, most commonly balls or bean bags, where objects are thrown in a circular motion. Balls are thrown high from one hand to the other while the other hand passes the ball back horizontally. The animation depicts a 3 ball version. ...
  9. "The Shower" is the 25th episode of the FOX television series, The O.C. The episode was written by J. J. Philbin and was directed by Sandy Smolan. It originally aired on Wednesday April 21, 2004.
  10. The Shower ( La Douche) is a 1999 short film by the Lebanese director Michel Kammoun
  11. (ShoWest) The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) is a trade organization based in the United States whose members are the owners of movie theaters. ...
  12. A brief fall of precipitation; A device for bathing by which water is made to fall on the body from a height, either from a tank or by the action of a pump; An instance of using of this device in order to bathe oneself; A bridal shower; a fund-raiser held in honor of a bride attended by female ...
  13. (Showering) A passing pattern where a passing beat alternates with a self beat. The simplest version is 2-count.
  14. (Showers) Precipitation, often short-lived (but may last half an hour) and heavy, falling from convective clouds. Usually begin and end suddenly.
  15. (Showers) Don't get complicated. No matter what your camp mates say, always take your own baby wipes, sprayer or camp shower bag. That way, if their system doesn't work - you still get clean!
  16. (Showers) People in Australia usually have one short shower every day either in the morning or at night. Sometimes they may have a bath. If they do, they do not have a shower, as people wash themselves in the bath.
  17. (Showers) Snow falling at varying intensities for brief periods of time.  Some accumulation is possible.  You can best relate to these by thinking about a summer rain shower, but instead of rain you get snow.
  18. (Showers) short periods of rain
  19. (showers (public)) usepublic bathing facilities
  20. showers are very intense downpours of rain which usually last a short time. However, they can be frequent, especially during the spring and sometimes in the summer. A sun-shower is when it is raining, but it is also sunny at the same time.
  21. To dream that you are in a shower, foretells that you will derive exquisite pleasure in the study of creation and the proper placing of selfish pleasures. See Rain.
  22. Precipitation that is intermittent, both in time, space or intensity.
  23. Intermittent precipitation of short duration.
  24. Any pattern where all props follow each other round in some sort of circle without directly crossing each other.
  25. Precipitation from a convective cloud that is characterized by its sudden beginning and ending, changes in intensity, and rapid changes in the appearance of the sky. It occurs in the form of rain (SHRA), snow (SHSN), or ice (SHPE). It is reported as "SH" in an observation and on the METAR.