HyperDic: rainfall

English > 1 sense of the word rainfall:
NOUNphenomenonrainfall, rainwater falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
rainfall > pronunciation
Soundsrey'nfao.l
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > rainfall: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
Meaningwater falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.
Synonymrain
PartsraindropA drop of rain
Narrowerdownpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soakerA heavy rain
drizzle, mizzleVery light rain
monsoonAny wind that changes direction with the seasons
rainstormA storm with rain
shower, rain showerA brief period of precipitation
Broaderprecipitation, downfallThe falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
Spanishaguacero, lluvia, precipitación
Catalanpluja, pluviositat, precipitació

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