What does rain down mean?

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rain down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rain, rain downverb

    precipitate as rain

    "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"

Wiktionary

  1. rain downverb

    to fall from the sky, as rain

  2. rain downverb

    to appear inexplicably

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  1. rain down

    The phrase "rain down" is an idiomatic expression that refers to either physical items or non-physical entities falling or being released copiously or in large quantities from the sky or a higher place. This phrase is often used metaphorically to refer to abundant or relentless influx or occurrence of something. For example, "Rain down blessings" means to bestow or receive a large amount of blessings, and "Rain down destruction" means to cause extensive damage or devastation.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rain down in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rain down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rain down in a Sentence

  1. Eddy Sanchez:

    Temperatures in the pyroclastic flow can exceed 700 degrees (Celsius) and volcanic ash can rain down on a 15 kilometer (9.32 miles) radius. That could cause more mud flows and nearby rivers to burst their banks.

  2. Sylvestre Lacour:

    Our observations suggest a ball of gas illuminated from the interior, with rays of warm light swirling through stormy patches of dark clouds, convection moves around the clouds of silicate and iron particles, which disaggregate and rain down into the interior. This paints a picture of a dynamic atmosphere of a giant exoplanet at birth, undergoing complex physical and chemical processes.

  3. Laura Meller:

    We have half a decade left, and we can’t be complacent, if we want the high seas to be healthy for the next century we have to modernize this system – now. And this is our one, and potentially only, chance to do that. And time is urgent. Climate change is about to rain down hellfire on our ocean.

  4. Abdul Halim al-Attar:

    The rockets would rain down on us and we wouldn't even know where they came from, i got scared for my little daughter. When she would hear a plane she would be terrified. I found there was no solution but to leave the camp.

  5. Eddy Sanchez:

    Temperatures in the pyroclastic flow can exceed 700 degrees (Celsius) and volcanic ash can rain down on a 15-km (9-mile) radius. That could cause more mud flows and nearby rivers to burst their banks.


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