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Definition of "rainstorm" []

  • A storm accompanied by rain. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rainstorm" in a sentence
  • "With the calming effects of subtlety, familiarity and authenticity, J.Crew eases a risk-averse male into new looks, as simple as a madras shirt in a pinkish-reddish/aqua-gray colorway it calls "rainstorm.""
  • "And a computer simulation of consciousness is no more the real thing than a computer simulation of digestion is an actual digestive process or the computer simulation of a rainstorm is a solution to the drought."
  • "If properly designed, a foul flush device or detachable downpipe is fitted for exclusion of the first 20 litres of runoff during a rainstorm, which is mostly contaminated with dust, leaves, insects and bird droppings."