Shower of rain

Shower of rain
a train

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • shower — [n] precipitation cloudburst, deluge, downpour, drizzle, flood, hail, rain, rainstorm, sleet, storm, thunderstorm; concepts 524,526 shower [v1] rain come down in buckets*, downpour, drench, drizzle, fall, hail, mist, patter, pour, sleet, spray,… …   New thesaurus

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  • rain|show|er — «RAYN SHOW uhr», noun. a shower of rain: »The Weather Bureau described it as “a good rainshower,” but said only.02 inches had been measured (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • shower — I n. bath using an overhead spray 1) to have (BE), take a shower short period of rain brief downpour 2) a heavy; light shower 3) April; passing; scattered showers 4) a meteor; rain; thunder shower 5) a sun shower (esp. AE) ( rain that falls while …   Combinatory dictionary

  • shower — show|er1 S2 [ˈʃauə US ʃaur] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for washing in)¦ 2¦(act of washing)¦ 3¦(rain)¦ 4¦(lots of things)¦ 5¦(party)¦ 6¦(people)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: scur] 1.) ¦(F …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rain — [[t]reɪn[/t]] n. 1) mer water that is condensed from the aqueous vapor in the atmosphere and falls to earth in drops 2) mer a rainfall, rainstorm, or shower 3) mer rains, the rainy season; seasonal rainfall 4) mer weather marked by steady or… …   From formal English to slang

  • shower down — verb rain abundantly Meteors showered down over half of Australia • Syn: ↑shower • Derivationally related forms: ↑shower (for: ↑shower) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rain shower — noun a brief period of precipitation the game was interrupted by a brief shower • Syn: ↑shower • Derivationally related forms: ↑showery (for: ↑shower), ↑shower (fo …   Useful english dictionary

  • rain shower — /ˈreɪn ʃaʊə/ (say rayn showuh) noun 1. a shower of rain. 2. a bathroom shower created by a showerhead designed to control the flow of water to create the effect of rain …  

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