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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds.

Usage examples (35)
  • The streets were flooded with rainwater, and we saw no signs of the sky clearing up.
  • First, go up yourself or send the gardener, and check the roof drains and gutters to assure that the rainwater is able to flow freely and quickly off the roof.
  • I think that not being able to ‘harvest’ rainwater is a minus.
  • A member of the U.S. military reflected in rainwater in a detainee recreation area in Camp One. for more
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