Definitions for rainless

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. water that is condensed from the aqueous vapor in the atmosphere and falls to earth in drops.

    Category: Meteorology

  2. a rainfall, rainstorm, or shower.

    Category: Meteorology

  3. rains, the rainy season; seasonal rainfall.

    Category: Meteorology

  4. weather marked by steady or frequent rainfall.

    Category: Meteorology

  5. a heavy and continuous descent or inflicting of anything:

    a rain of blows; a rain of vituperation.

  6. (v.i.)(of rain) to fall (usu. used impersonally with it as subject):

    It rained all night.

  7. to fall like rain:

    Tears rained from their eyes.

  8. to send down rain.

  9. (v.t.)to send down as or like rain.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  10. to offer or bestow in great quantity; shower:

    to rain favors upon a person.

  11. rain out, to cancel or postpone because of rain.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Idioms for rain:

  1. rain cats and dogs,to rain very heavily or steadily.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of rain:

bef. 900; (n.) ME rein; OE regn, rēn, c. D, G regen, ON regn, Go rign; (v.) ME reinen, OE regnian


Princeton's WordNet

  1. rainless(adj)

    lacking rain

    "a rainless month"; "rainless skies"


  1. rainless(Adjective)

    Without rain.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rainless(adj)

    destitute of rain; as, a rainless region


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