rainsquall


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rain·squall

 (rān′skwôl′)
n.
A squall accompanied by rain.
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rainsquall

(ˈreɪnˌskwɔːl)
n
(Physical Geography) meteorol a squall with rain
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rain•squall

(ˈreɪnˌskwɔl)

n.
a squall with rain.
[1840–50]
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