Definitions for rainfallˈreɪnˌfɔl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a fall of rain.

    Category: Meteorology

  2. the amount of water falling in rain, snow, etc., within a given time and area, usu. given as a hypothetical depth of coverage:

    a rainfall of 70 inches a year.

    Category: Meteorology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rain, rainfall(noun)

    water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rainfall(noun)ˈreɪnˌfɔl

    the amount of rain that falls in a place within a period

    increased rainfall leading to widespread flooding


  1. rainfall(Noun)

    the amount of rain that falls on a single occasion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rainfall(noun)

    a fall or descent of rain; the water, or amount of water, that falls in rain; as, the average annual rainfall of a region

Translations for rainfall

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the amount of rain that falls in a certain place in a certain time

We haven't had much rainfall this year; the annual rainfall.

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