a or shower of .
the amount of water in , snow, etc., within a given time and area, usually expressed as a hypothetical depth of coverage:
a rainfall of 70 inches a year.
precipitation in the form of raindrops
(meteorol) the amount of precipitation in a specified place and time
also rain-fall, “amount of precipitation that falls as rain,” 1839, from rain (n.) + fall (n.).
The quantity of water, usually expressed in millimeters or inches, that is precipitated in liquid form in a specified area and time interval. Rainfall is often considered to include solid precipitation such as snow, hail, and sleet as well.
noun 1. a tropical forest, usually of tall, densely growing, broad-leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall. /ˈreɪnˌfɒrɪst/ noun 1. dense forest found in tropical areas of heavy rainfall. The trees are broad-leaved and evergreen, and the vegetation tends to grow in three layers (undergrowth, intermediate trees and shrubs, and very tall […]
noun 1. a tropical forest, usually of tall, densely growing, broad-leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall. n. 1899, apparently a loan-translation of German Regenwald, coined by A.F.W. Schimper for his 1898 work “Pflanzengeographie.”
noun, Chiefly Southern U.S. 1. a tree frog, especially a spring peeper.
noun 1. an instrument for measuring rainfall. noun 1. an instrument for measuring rainfall or snowfall, consisting of a cylinder covered by a funnel-like lid Also called pluviometer