Definitions for rain shower

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shower, rain shower(noun)

    a brief period of precipitation

    "the game was interrupted by a brief shower"

Freebase

  1. Rain Shower

    "Rain Shower", also "Shower" or "Sonagi," is a Korean short story written by Korean writer Hwang Sun-won in 1959. "Rain Shower" is a translation of the Korean title “Sonagi.” A sonagi is a brief but a heavy rain shower that starts suddenly, usually on a hot afternoon. In Hwang’s story, the rain shower symbolizes the short but heart-rending love between the boy and the girl. The story begins with the boy encountering the girl playing by the stream on his way back home. Although many of Hwang’s short stories are notable, “Rain Shower” is cited as his timeless Korean classic by Koreans. Koreans of all ages are acquainted with this story. It is famous for its poignant depiction of the Korean countryside and of innocent adolescent love. The picturesque scenes from this story stir nostalgia for many people. “Rain Shower,” like many of Hwang’s other stories, was written while he lived as a refugee with his family during the Korean War. The Korean film ‘The Classic’ replicates many scenes from Hwang’s "Rain Shower." The scene from the story where the boy and the girl avoid the rain shower together has become a favorite in many Korean romantic films.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rain shower in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rain shower in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Deptula:

    The ultimate guidance rests in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, we have been applying air power like a rain shower or a drizzle -- for it to be effective, it needs to be applied like a thunderstorm.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    If my life were a fragrance, I would surely like her to smell like Petrichor, the exquisite eloquent earthy essence that is emitted from the dry thirsty ground; by Earth herself after her long awaited union with the first rain shower of the season.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    After the extended period of heat and dry weather, comes the first rain shower of the season creating an exquisite eloquent fragrance in the air - an earthy sweet smell that permeates and floats all around us, refreshing and rejuvenating our lives. I love that powerful seductive scent - emanating from the long awaited sensual union of soft and gentle rain drops with dry and thirsty waiting ground, instantaneously instigating an intense intimacy in the air. This elegant enchanting fragrance is called "Petrichor"; a composite word from Greek language, where "Petra" means ‘the stone’, and "Ichor" means 'the fluid that flows in the veins of the Gods' per Greek Mythology. In my view, Petrichor is the most elegant and divine perfume that must be a gift from Supreme Power to us. If my life were a perfume, I would surely like her to smell like Petrichor, that exquisite earthy fragrance after the first rain.

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