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rain·mak·ing

 (rān′mā′kĭng)
n.
1. The process of producing or attempting to produce rain, as by magic.
2. Informal Cloud seeding.
3. Informal The process of achieving excellent results in a profession or field, such as politics.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rainmaking - activity intended to produce rain
production - the act or process of producing something; "Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"; "the production of white blood cells"
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