Definitions for rain gauge

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rain′ gauge`(n.)

  1. an instrument for measuring rainfall.

    Category: Meteorology

Origin of rain gauge:

1760–70

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rain gauge, rain gage, pluviometer, udometer(noun)

    gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation

Wiktionary

  1. rain gauge(Noun)

    A device, used in meteorology, to measure rainfall; a pluviometer.

Freebase

  1. Rain gauge

    A rain gauge is a type of instrument used by meteorologists and hydrologists to gather and measure the amount of liquid precipitation over a set period of time.

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