rainfall

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noun rain·fall \-ˌfȯl\

Definition of rainfall

  1. 1 :  the amount of precipitation usually measured by the depth in inches

  2. 2 :  rain 2a

Examples of rainfall in a sentence

  1. This area has an average annual rainfall of 12 inches.

  2. an increase in annual rainfall

1817

First Known Use of rainfall

1817


RAINFALL Defined for English Language Learners

rainfall

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noun rain·fall \-ˌfȯl\

Definition of rainfall for English Language Learners

  • : the amount of rain that falls on a particular area


RAINFALL Defined for Kids

rainfall

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noun rain·fall \ˈrān-ˌfȯl\

Definition of rainfall for Students

  1. 1 :  1rain 2

  2. 2 :  amount of precipitation Their average annual rainfall is 80 centimeters.



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