Recent Examples of raindrop from the Web
Stuck in place in an area lacking the upper-air steering currents that drive the motions of storms, Harvey was able to mine immense amounts of water vapor that condensed into raindrops.
In the information vacuum after the storm, rumors flew like Irma's raindrops.
From the gentle pitter-patter of raindrops on a bedroom window to the loud honking of horns in the city, noises are all around us.
Here, for example, a race can start with nothing more than ominous clouds looming overhead, and about halfway through your first lap a single raindrop will spatter on your windshield.
The hurricane likely would act like an air filter, trapping motes of dust in raindrops.
On Twitter, the writer Nicholson Baker is partial to close-ups of greenery encased in raindrops.
For now, that’s not a super high likelihood, with partly to mostly cloudy skies and a few raindrops a better bet.
Colonial Pipeline plans to limit key gasoline, diesel arteries Valero, Shell reduce deliveries to gas stations’ terminals Motorists far beyond Houston will feel the wrath of Hurricane Harvey, without seeing a single raindrop.
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First Known Use of raindrop
before 12th century
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