raincoat

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rain·coat

 (rān′kōt′)
n.
A waterproof or water-resistant coat.

raincoat

(ˈreɪnˌkəʊt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a coat made of a waterproof material

rain•coat

(ˈreɪnˌkoʊt)

n.
a waterproof or water-repellent coat worn as protection against rain.
[1820–30, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raincoat - a water-resistant coatraincoat - a water-resistant coat    
Burberry - a lightweight belted raincoat typically made of tan gabardine with a distinctive tartan lining; named for the original manufacturer
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
mac, mack, mackintosh, macintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
trench coat - a military style raincoat; belted with deep pockets
Translations
plášť do deštěpláštěnkaplášťenka
regnfrakke
sadetakki
kišni ogrtač
regnkápa
レインコート
레인코트비옷
plášť do dažďa
dežni plašč
regnkapparegnrock
เสื้อกันฝนตัวย่อของเสื้อคลุมกันฝน
áo mưa

raincoat

[ˈreɪnkəʊt] Ngabardina f, impermeable m

raincoat

[ˈreɪnkəʊt] nimperméable m

raincoat

[ˈreɪnˌkəʊt] nimpermeabile m

rain

(rein) noun
1. water falling from the clouds in liquid drops. We've had a lot of rain today; walking in the rain; We had flooding because of last week's heavy rains.
2. a great number of things falling like rain. a rain of arrows.
verb
1. (only with it as subject) to cause rain to fall. I think it will rain today.
2. to (cause to) fall like rain. Arrows rained down on the soldiers.
ˈrainy adjective
having (many) showers of rain. a rainy day; the rainy season; rainy weather.
ˈraininess noun
ˈrainbow noun
the coloured arch sometimes seen in the sky opposite the sun when rain is falling.
ˈrain check: take a rain check
(American) (to ask) to do something at a later time. Thanks for inviting me to dinner, but can I take a rain check on it?
ˈraincoat noun
a waterproof coat worn to keep out the rain.
ˈraindrop noun
a single drop of rain.
ˈrainfall noun
the amount of rain that falls in a certain place in a certain time. We haven't had much rainfall this year; the annual rainfall.
ˈrain forest noun
a thick tropical forest in a region where it rains a lot.
ˈrain-gauge noun
an instrument for measuring rainfall.
keep/save etc for a rainy day
to keep (especially money) until one needs it or in case one may need it.
rain cats and dogs
to rain very hard.
the rains
(in tropical countries) the rainy season.
(as) right as rain
perfectly all right; completely well.

raincoat

مِعْطَفٌ وَاْقِ مِنَ الْـمَطَرِ, مِعْطَفٌ واق مِن الـمَطَر pláštěnka, plášťenka regnfrakke Regenmantel αδιάβροχο gabardina, impermeable sadetakki imperméable kišni ogrtač impermeabile レインコート 레인코트, 비옷 regenjas regnfrakk, regnkappe płaszcz nieprzemakalny, płaszcz przeciwdeszczowy capa de chuva, capa impermeável, gabardine дождевик, макинтош regnkappa, regnrock เสื้อกันฝน, ตัวย่อของเสื้อคลุมกันฝน yağmurluk áo mưa 雨衣, 马金托什雨衣
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As well as producing their own range of classic raincoats, Mackintosh have linked up with some of the biggest names in fashion, including Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Dior.
Boxes containing utility items such as blankets, raincoats, first aid kits and other utility items were despatched to Islamabad in Pakistan by a scheduled Gulf Air flight in the presence of Ikramullah Mehsud, Ambassador of Pakistan in Bahrain and Rana M Rafique Khan, community welfare attache at the Pakistan embassy in Bahrain as well as Maher AlMusallam, Gulf Air deputy chief executive officer and other airline officials.
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