Definition of Rain shower
1. Noun. A brief period of precipitation. "The game was interrupted by a brief shower"
Generic synonyms: Rain, Rainfall
Specialized synonyms: Scattering, Sprinkle, Sprinkling
Derivative terms: Shower, Showery
Definition of Rain shower
1. Noun. A short-lived, mild rainfall. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Rain shower
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1. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"zo And the rain-shower and the snow-storm, And the rushing of great rivers Through their palisades of pine-trees, And the thunder in the mountains, ..."
2. Nature Study in Elementary Schools: Second Reader : Myths, Stories, Poems by Lucy Langdon Williams Wilson (1902)
"You can often see him driving them over the blue meadow of the sky. rain shower PLUMP little baby clouds, Dimpled and soft, Rock in their air cradles, ..."
3. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1896)
""As far as I know, I invented and named the Roberts' rain shower. ... I got the idea of the rain shower from a lecture written by the father of the old ..."
4. Lightning Conductors and Lightning Guards: A Treatise on the Protection of by Oliver Lodge (1892)
"One cannot well try case 1 in a rain shower : the plate would be ... CASK W. charged at all until the rush comes, and so the rain shower does no harm. ..."
5. Lightning Conductors and Lightning Guards: A Treatise on the Protection of by Oliver Lodge (1892)
"One cannot well try case 1 in a rain shower : the plate would be ... CASE 62. charged at all until the rush comes, and so the rain shower does no harm. ..."
6. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1892)
"In hysteria the rain-shower and the jet are usually most efficacious. In locomotor ataxia lukewarm baths, with pine-needle extract, or half-baths with ..."
7. Light and Electricity: Notes of Two Courses of Lectures Before the Royal by John Tyndall, Royal Institution of Great Britain (1903)
"If we move quickly through a rain-shower which falls vertically downward, ... Knowing the speed at which we move through a vertical rain-shower, ..."
8. A Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeutics by John Vietch Shoemaker (1908)
"This consists in giving simultaneously the rain, shower, and the jet. The patient, standing in the shower, receives a jet of water on the posterior surface ..."