Definitions for rainoutˈreɪnˌaʊt

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  1. rainout(Noun)

    Something which has been cancelled due to interfering rain.

  2. rainout(Noun)

    Such a cancellation.

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  1. Rainout

    A rainout is the process of precipitation causing the removal of radioactive particles from the atmosphere onto the ground, creating nuclear fallout by rain. The rainclouds of the rainout are often formed by the particles of a nuclear explosion itself and because of this, the decontamination of rainout is more difficult than a "dry" fallout.

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  1. rainout

    Radioactive material in the atmosphere brought down by precipitation.


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