rainout


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rain·out

 (rān′out′)
n.
An event, such as an athletic contest, that has been rained out.

rainout

(ˈreɪnˌaʊt)
n
(Physical Geography) radioactive fallout or atmospheric pollution carried to the earth by rain

rain•out

(ˈreɪnˌaʊt)

n.
the cancellation or postponement of a sports event, performance, etc., because of rain.
[1945–50, Amer.]

rainout

Radioactive material in the atmosphere brought down by precipitation.
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