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The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Rainfall \Rain"fall`\ (r[=a]n"f[add]l`), n. A fall or descent of rain; the water, or amount of water, that falls in rain; as, the average annual rainfall of a region. Supplied by the rainfall of the outer ranges of Sinchul and Singaleleh. --Hooker.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context meteorology English) the amount of rain that falls on a single occasion
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
also rain-fall , "amount of precipitation that falls as rain," 1839, from rain (n.) + fall (n.).
Usage examples of rainfall.
This dynamic state is a vacation paradise, boasting a population, an average annual rainfall, and historical significance.
Rainfall at Centennial is only thirteen inches a year, when any farmer knows that to produce even miserly corn or wheat requires twenty-one.
At certain seasons the wind from the north that was called the Chafer scoured the stuff free and hurled it high overhead, where it stained the clouds for days, and tinted the rainfall a fine lavender hue.
Certain fish and toads that live in desert regions hibernate for long years, until the erratic rainfall returns and summons them back to life.
Anything over four inches of rainfall in the Karoo was considered a good year, and in such a season the springbok ewes lambed twice.
With rainfall, Nelding achieved elemental harmony, skies as dark as tree shadow, waters feeding slippery mud and glossy vine with drenching generosity.
The deeper the land is plowed, therefore, the longer should be the interval before it is sowed, but ample rainfall will shorten this period.
Towards the end of June the rainfall, which had been way above average for eight weeks, eased off and a series of anticyclones began to establish themselves across the northern hemisphere.
The late caravaner had said it possessed capacious cisterns, fed by both springlets in the mountains around it and the infrequent rainfall.
It was those clouds which kept the Range fertile, their precious rainfall seeping through the volcanic rock to emerge as springs on the sunward side, but they could be death for a bird and its rider.
The rainfall is supposed to average 100 inches a year, and since thermometrical observations have been taken the mercury has varied from 68 degrees to 92 degrees.
However, when sandy or gravelly soils low in fertility are underlaid with the same and the rainfall is sufficient, good crops of clover may be grown if these soils are first sufficiently supplied with vegetable matter and then sufficiently fertilized.
As time went on, the Rainfall cryptologists discovered enough toeholds in the Soviet scrambler phone so that they were able to break the system even when it was properly scrambled.
Wherever the rainfall is considerable these loess deposits have proved to have a high agricultural value.
Against every reasonable inclination, Lord Diegan presided over commands shouted through a misery of rainfall as the crack Etarran divisions he had personally selected to protect his prince were split off and turned back to Rathain.