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rain

 
Noun rain has 3 senses
  1. rain, rainfall - water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    --1 is a kind of precipitation, downfall
    --1 has parts: raindrop
    --1 has particulars:
     monsoon; rainstorm; downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker; drizzle, mizzle; shower, rain shower
    Derived form: verb rain1
  2. rain, rainwater - drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    --2 is a kind of fresh water
    Derived form: verb rain1
  3. rain, pelting - anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"
    --3 is a kind of sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession
Verb rain has 1 sense
  1. rain, rain down - precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
    --1 is one way to precipitate, come down, fall
    Derived forms: noun rain2, noun rain1
    Sample sentence:
    It was raining all day long
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