Definitions for rainless
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
water that is condensed from the aqueous vapor in the atmosphere and falls to earth in drops.
a rainfall, rainstorm, or shower.
rains, the rainy season; seasonal rainfall.
weather marked by steady or frequent rainfall.
a heavy and continuous descent or inflicting of anything:
a rain of blows; a rain of vituperation.
(v.i.)(of rain) to fall (usu. used impersonally with it as subject):
It rained all night.
to fall like rain:
Tears rained from their eyes.
to send down rain.
(v.t.)to send down as or like rain.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to offer or bestow in great quantity; shower:
to rain favors upon a person.
rain out, to cancel or postpone because of rain.
Category: Verb Phrase
Idioms for rain:
rain cats and dogs,to rain very heavily or steadily.
Origin of rain:
bef. 900; (n.) ME rein; OE regn, rēn, c. D, G regen, ON regn, Go rign; (v.) ME reinen, OE regnian
"a rainless month"; "rainless skies"
destitute of rain; as, a rainless region