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rain gauge

also rain gage
n.
A device for measuring rainfall. Also called pluviometer, udometer.

rain gauge

n
(Physical Geography) an instrument for measuring rainfall or snowfall, consisting of a cylinder covered by a funnel-like lid. Also called: pluviometer

rain′ gauge`


n.
an instrument for measuring rainfall.
[1760–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rain gauge - gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitationrain gauge - gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
gauge, gage - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
Translations

rain gauge

npluviometro
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