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rain·storm

 (rān′stôrm′)
n.
A storm accompanied by rain.

rainstorm

(ˈreɪnˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a storm with heavy rain

rain•storm

(ˈreɪnˌstɔrm)

n.
a storm with heavy rain.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rainstorm - a storm with rainrainstorm - a storm with rain      
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
rain, rainfall - water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
equinoctial storm, line storm - a violent rainstorm near the time of an equinox
thundershower - a short rainstorm accompanied by thunder and lightning
Translations
felhőszakadászivatar

rainstorm

[ˈreɪnstɔːm] Naguacero m, chaparrón m

rainstorm

[ˈreɪnstɔːrm] npluie f torrentielle

rainstorm

[ˈreɪnˌstɔːm] ntemporale m, pioggia torrenziale
References in classic literature ?
The rainstorm had ended and the gray mist and clouds had been swept away in the night by the wind.
The stones, in falling, struck against these projections and rebounded from one to another; and the result was a series of pattering sounds that exactly imitated a rainstorm.
Perhaps a sudden rainstorm has splashed its fatal moisture upon an unwiped joint.
However, there came a day when I forgot to do this, and, being caught in a rainstorm, before I thought of the danger my joints had rusted, and I was left to stand in the woods until you came to help me.
It was apparently an ordinary autumn rainstorm, but the water which fell upon Jo (who was hardly old enough to be either just or unjust, and so perhaps did not come under the law of impartial distribution) appeared to have some property peculiar to itself: one would have said it was dark and adhesive--sticky.
For the love of Mike," the fat man chuckled, "if you got caught out in a rainstorm without an umbrella you'd sure drown, wouldn't you?
Mustafa Al-Sayed, immediately following the royal directives issued to assist those affected by the rainstorm that hit the kingdom during the past few days.
Playful paintings illustrate the story of Solomon Raven who warns the forest, including Cinnamon the bear and her cub that a spring rainstorm is approaching.
jpg" alt="Chongqing's Tongliang County hit by heaviest rainstorm in 50 years on August 3, and residents walked in the water on the street.
The company also reviewed the application of its RainStorm technology across a wide variety of growing life sciences and applied sciences markets.
The rainstorm likely reduced fire danger levels in the 650,000-acre forest - it has been set at ``very high'' due to high winds, Florea said.
A Qantas Boeing 747 bound for London from Sydney with 407 passengers on board was damaged during a landing in a rainstorm at Bangkok airport.