raininess


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rain·y

 (rā′nē)
adj. rain·i·er, rain·i·est
Characterized by, full of, or bringing rain.

rain′i·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raininess - (of weather) the badness of the weather; "they were wearied with the foulness of the weather"
severeness, severity, badness - used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
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Translations
حالَة المَطَر
deštivost
regn
sok esõ
òaî aî vera votviîrasamur
daždivosť
çok yağmur almayağmurluluk

raininess

[ˈreɪnɪnɪs] Nlo lluvioso, pluviosidad f
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raininess

nregnerisches Wetter, Regenwetter nt; (of season, area)Neigung fzu regnerischem Wetter
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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.
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References in periodicals archive ?
To put oneself in mud and rain is more than a matter of tolerance; it is active participation in our own 'raininess' or 'muddiness'" (Harper, 1995, p.