rainwater


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rain·wa·ter

 (rān′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
n.
Water that has fallen as rain and contains little dissolved mineral matter.

rainwater

(ˈreɪnˌwɔːtə)
n
(Physical Geography) water from rain (as distinguished from spring water, tap water, etc)

rain•wa•ter

(ˈreɪnˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər)

n.
water fallen as rain.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rainwater - drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from cloudsrainwater - drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
fresh water, freshwater - water that is not salty
Translations

rainwater

[ˈreɪnwɔːtəʳ] Nagua f de lluvia

rainwater

[ˈreɪnwɔːtər] neau f de pluie

rainwater

[ˈreɪnˌwɔːtəʳ] nacqua piovana
References in classic literature ?
The bread is two- thirds rainwater, the beefsteak-pie is exceedingly rich in it, and the jam, and the butter, and the salt, and the coffee have all combined with it to make soup.
If you do I'll drag you down to the rainwater hogshed and drop you in," said Anne unsympathetically.
Here and there they met with rainwater collected in the hollows of the rocks, but more than once they were reduced to the utmost extremity; and some of the men had recourse to the last expedient to avoid perishing.
He extended his hands, and drank greedily of the rainwater that had lodged in a hollow of the rock.
There was some small game which gave us meat, and the little pools of rainwater were sufficient to quench our thirst.
He's sleeping out and far to-night,'" Sheldon quoted, as he thought of the dead man in the sand and the rainwater trickling down upon the cold clay.
Rainwater harvested from roof area in the system boundary Roof Area Roof runoff Building ([m.
The increasing use of rainwater as an alternative household water source in countries like Nigeria has led to the increased interest in the monitoring of rainwater quality.
At an age when most fighters are having their gloves bronzed for posterity, 36-year-old John Rainwater of Worcester is still throwing them.
Across the globe, rainwater harvesting techniques are reappearing in a variety of individual, community, and
The contract includes road separation, Which is prepared to connect all roads and connect up to 50% of the rainwater in the property.
In order to release excess rainwater from the factory area, Alunorte released rainwater through the Canal Velho water canal.