Examples of rainwater in a Sentence
a bucket filled with rainwater
Recent Examples of rainwater from the Web
This means the space was only exposed when rainwater washed the ash away.
In their place, the city will build a water-retention basin to treat the rainwater and up to 10 units of market-rate and affordable housing.
Coke supports several such water-conservation projects and focuses on replenishing by providing access to clean water, conserving and restoring watersheds, harvesting rainwater and providing water for irrigation.
Carbon dioxide dissolved in rainwater is turned into bicarbonate, which trickles away in groundwater or rivers and eventually reaches the ocean.
Once the lava hardened, rainwater dissolved carbon dioxide that the volcanoes had pumped into the atmosphere, washing it back into the ground.
Deer mostly use the trough, whereas pronghorn tend to drink rainwater and eat food with moisture.
In Alabama, all utilities so far plan to dewater their ash ponds and close them in place, adding a top liner, dirt and plant cover to prevent rainwater from reaching the ash, but leaving it in place.
Ceilings were built with wood recycled from a local school, and a rainwater and snow harvesting system stores runoff from the roofs in 7,500 gallons of in-ground cisterns.
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First Known Use of rainwater
before 12th century
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Definition of rainwater for English Language Learners
: water that falls as rain
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