rainfall: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rān'fôl"), [key]
— n.
  1. a fall or shower of rain.
  2. the amount of water falling in rain, snow, etc., within a given time and area, usually expressed as a hypothetical depth of coverage: a rainfall of 70 inches a year.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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