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English definition of “shower”

shower

noun (MASS)    /ʃaʊər/ US  /ʃaʊr/
a shower of sth a lot of small objects or drops of liquid coming through the air: There was a bang and a shower of sparks. The pipe burst, sending out a shower of water.Moving downwardsFalling and dropping a large amount of something: She received a shower of praise from her colleagues.Masses and large amounts of thingsLarge in number or quantity
(Definition of shower noun (MASS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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