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rain

noun /rein/
water falling from the clouds in liquid drops
lluvia
We’ve had a lot of rain today They were caught in the rain without an umbrella We had flooding because of last week’s heavy rains.
a great number of things falling like rain
lluvia
a rain of arrows.
rainy adjective ( comparative rainier, superlative rainiest) having (many) showers of rain
lluvioso
a rainy day the rainy season rainy weather.
raininess noun
lluviosidad
rainbow noun the coloured/colored arch sometimes seen in the sky opposite the sun when rain is falling.
arco iris
rain check: take a rain check (American) (to ask) to do something at a later time
dejar algo para más adelante
Thanks for inviting me to dinner, but can I take a rain check on it?
raincoat noun a waterproof coat worn to keep out the rain. raindrop noun a single drop of rain
gota de lluvia
Raindrops were streaming down the window.
rainfall noun the amount of rain that falls in a certain place in a certain time
precipitación
We haven’t had much rainfall this year the annual rainfall.
rain forest noun a thick tropical forest in a region where it rains a lot.
selva tropical
rain gauge noun a piece of equipment that measures how much rain has fallen.
Pluviómetro
rain storm noun a heavy fall of rain; downpour
Tormenta
We were caught in a rainstorm.
rainwater noun water that has fallen to the ground as rain
Agua de Lluvía
Collected rainwater can be used to water the garden.
keep/save etc for a rainy day to keep (especially money) until one needs it or in case one may need it
ahorrar para los tiempos difíciles
I’ve been saving some money for a rainy day.
rain cats and dogs to rain very hard.
llover a cántaros
the rains noun plural (in tropical countries) the rainy season.
la estación de lluvias
(as) right as rain perfectly all right; completely well
estar perfectamente, estar perfecto de salud, estar sano como una manzana
Helen had flu last week, but now she’s as right as rain.
Translations of “rain”
in Korean 비…
in Arabic مَطَر…
in French pluie…
in Italian pioggia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雨, 雨水…
in Russian дождь…
in Turkish yağmur…
in Polish deszcz…
in Portuguese chuva…
in German der Regen…
in Catalan pluja…
in Japanese 雨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雨, 雨水…
(Definition of rain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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