Pronunciation: rānd
n. & v.1.Reign.
n.1.Water falling in drops from the clouds; the descent of water from the clouds in drops.
Fair days have oft contracted wind and rain.
- Milton.
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
(Zool.) 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
(Zool.) the channel-bill cuckoo (Scythrops Novæ-Hollandiæ) of Australia.
Rain gauge
an instrument of various forms for measuring the quantity of rain that falls at any given place in a given time; a pluviometer; an ombrometer.
Rain goose
(Zool.) 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 produced.
Rain quail
(Zool.) See Quail, n., 1.
Rain water
water that has fallen from the clouds in rain.
v. i.1.To fall in drops from the clouds, as water; - used mostly with it for a nominative; as, it rains.
[imp. & p. p. Rained (rānd); p. pr. & vb. n. Raining.]
The rain it raineth every day.
- Shak.
2.To fall or drop like water from the clouds; as, tears rained from their eyes.
v. t.1.To pour or shower down from above, like rain from the clouds.
2.To bestow in a profuse or abundant manner; as, to rain favors upon a person.
Noun1.Rainrain - water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Synonyms: rainfall
2.Rainrain - drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
Synonyms: rainwater
3.rain - anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"
Synonyms: pelting
Verb1.rain - precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
Synonyms: rain down
To dream that you get wet from the rain, signifies that you will soon be cleansed from your troubles and problems. Rain also symbolizes fertility and renewal. To see and hear rain falling, symbolizes forgiveness and grace. To dream that you are watching the rain from a window, indicates that spiritual ideas and insights are being brought to you awareness. It may also symbolize fortune and love. To hear the tapping of the rain on the roof, denotes spiritual ideas and blessings coming to mind. It may also suggest that you will receive much joy from your home life.Jupiter Pluvius, Thor, Zeus, abound, accord, administer, afford, agua, allot, allow, aqua, award, bestow, bestow on, black spot, bloom, blooping, bristle with, cascade, cataract, cloudburst, collapse, come down, communicate, confer, crash, crawl with, creep with, deal, deal out, definition, deluge, descend, dip, dip down, dish out, dispense, dole, dole out, donate, down, downpour, drinking water, drop, drop down, drop off, drown, drum, duck, dunk, eau, extend, exuberate, fall, fall down, fall off, flare, float, flood, flow, flow on, fork out, fringe area, ghost, gift, gift with, give, give freely, give out, go down, go downhill, grant, granulation, gravitate, grid, ground water, gush, hand out, hard shadow, hard water, head, heap, heavy water, help to, hydrol, hydrometeor, hydrosphere, image, impart, inundate, issue, lavish, let have, limewater, lose altitude, mete, mete out, mineral water, mizzle, multiple image, noise, offer, outpouring, overflow, parachute, patter, pelt, picture, picture noise, picture shifts, pitch, pitter-patter, plummet, plunge, pounce, pour, pour down, pour on, pour with rain, precipitate, precipitation, present, proffer, proliferate, rain tadpoles, rainfall, rainwater, render, rolling, run, run over, salt water, scanning pattern, scintillation, sea water, serve, shading, shell out, shower down, slip, sluice, snow, snowstorm, soft water, spatter, spit, spring water, squall, steam, stoop, stream, submerge, swamp, swarm with, swoop, tattoo, teem, teem with, tender, torrent, trend downward, trickle, volley, vouchsafe, water, water vapor, weep, well water, wetting agent, wetting-out agent, whelm, yield
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Railway brake
railway car
Railway carriage
railway junction
railway line
railway locomotive
railway man
Railway scale
Railway slide
Railway spine
railway station
railway system
railway yard
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Rain band
rain barrel
Rain bird
rain buckets
rain cats and dogs
rain check
rain cloud
rain dance
rain date
rain down
rain forest
Rain fowl
rain gage
rain gauge
Rain goose
rain out
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