rainwater

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rain·wa·ter

noun \-ˌw-tər, -ˌwä-\

: water that falls as rain

Full Definition of RAINWATER

:  water fallen as rain that has not collected soluble matter from the soil and is therefore soft

Examples of RAINWATER

  1. a bucket filled with rainwater

First Known Use of RAINWATER

before 12th century

Rain·wa·ter

biographical name \ˈrān-ˌw-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of RAINWATER

L(eo) James 1917–1986 Am. physicist

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