[ US /ˈɹeɪn/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈe‍ɪn/ ]
  1. anything happening rapidly or in quick successive
    a rain of bullets
    a pelting of insults
  2. drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
  3. water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
  1. precipitate as rain
    If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding
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How To Use rain In A Sentence

  • Assuming that 15 pound breaking strain line is used, an angler using monofilament might have to use a six or eight ounce sinker and use a 20 lb class rod to carry that sinker weight.
  • The following years were characterized by rifts with Russia, in which the Ukraine jealously guarded its own independence against its overbearing neighbour.
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  • This facility is intended to help a few hundred families living in public housing by training them to be grocery store clerks.
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  • The film print is extremely clean with only a little bit of grain.
  • A couple of weeks ago, while glassing four female Meneliks bushbuck two hundred yards away feeding in a tiny clearing during a pouring rain, a nice male stepped into view. Very Little Drops Dead
  • Gwenhidwy likes to drink a lot, grain alcohol mostly, mixed in great strange mad-scientist concoctions with beef tea, grenadine, cough syrup, bitter belch-gathering infusions of blue scullcap, valerian root, motherwort and lady's-slipper, whatever's to hand really. Gravity's Rainbow
  • A couple of weeks after the monarch's announcement, heavy rain began to fall, thus ending the drought.
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