Synonyms
Antonyms

1. rain-wash

noun. the washing away of soil or other loose material by rain.

Synonyms

  • wash

Antonyms

  • machine wash
  • dirty

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Words that Rhyme with Acid Rain

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  • inhumane
  • constrain
  • restrain
  • overtrain
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • tremaine
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  • sustain
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  • mcwain
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Example sentences of the word acid-rain


1. Noun Phrase
Most students will learn how acid rain adversely affects specific materials and structures in the environment.

2. Noun Phrase
Most students will learn steps they can take to reduce the incidence of acid rainfall.

3. Noun Phrase
However, diesel does produce more sulfur when burned, which contributes to acid rain.

4. Noun Phrase
When these chemicals combine with water vapor, they can cause acid rain.

2. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.

Synonyms

  • monsoon
  • rainstorm
  • precipitation
  • mizzle
  • soaker
  • raindrop
  • drizzle
  • downfall
  • rain shower
  • waterspout
  • rainfall
  • deluge
  • torrent
  • pelter
  • shower
  • downpour

Antonyms

  • better
  • praise
  • dry
  • inflate

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. rain

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] precipitate as rain.

Synonyms

  • precipitate
  • pitter-patter
  • pelt
  • spit
  • drizzle
  • come down
  • sprinkle
  • patter
  • shower down
  • rain cats and dogs
  • fall
  • stream
  • pour
  • mizzle
  • rain down
  • spatter
  • shower

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds.

Synonyms

  • fresh water
  • freshwater

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • increase

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. acid

noun. ['ˈæsəd'] any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt.

Synonyms

  • carbonic acid
  • hydroxy acid
  • phthalic acid
  • chlorohydric acid
  • iodic acid
  • tribasic acid
  • sulfanilic acid
  • hyponitrous acid
  • barbituric acid
  • para aminobenzoic acid
  • tetrabasic acid
  • oxygen acid
  • alkapton
  • oxybenzene
  • cyanamid
  • triphosphoric acid
  • homogentisic acid
  • malonylurea
  • lysergic acid
  • thiocyanic acid
  • methacrylic acid
  • manganic acid
  • silicic acid
  • oxalacetic acid
  • glycollic acid
  • perchloric acid
  • oxalic acid
  • oil of vitriol
  • sulphanilic acid
  • oxaloacetic acid
  • sulfonic acid
  • alcapton
  • 2-methylpropenoic acid
  • oxyacid
  • sulphonic acid
  • toluic acid
  • cyanic acid
  • monobasic acid
  • hexacosanoic acid
  • lansoprazole
  • chemical compound
  • formic acid
  • aqua regia
  • vitriol
  • hydrogen chloride
  • permanganic acid
  • carbolic acid
  • hydrofluoric acid
  • phenol
  • fumaric acid
  • hydriodic acid
  • pyruvic acid
  • pantothen
  • aminobenzoic acid
  • uric acid
  • PABA
  • orthoboric acid
  • ferricyanic acid
  • pantothenic acid
  • xanthic acid
  • hydroxybenzene
  • citric acid
  • gallic acid
  • hydrofluosilicic acid
  • hydroiodic acid
  • carboxylic acid
  • hydroxyacetic acid
  • dichromic acid
  • isocyanic acid
  • fulminic acid
  • cerotic acid
  • fluoroboric acid
  • glycolic acid
  • picric acid
  • compound
  • glyceric acid
  • cyanuric acid
  • sulfuric acid
  • titanic acid
  • hydrocyanic acid
  • gamma acid
  • cyanamide
  • bromic acid
  • hypochlorous acid
  • selenic acid
  • chlorous acid
  • sulphuric acid
  • phenylic acid
  • aqua fortis
  • hydrochloric acid
  • maleic acid
  • chloric acid
  • pectic acid
  • nitrohydrochloric acid
  • nitrous acid
  • nitric acid
  • itaconic acid
  • Prevacid
  • chromic acid
  • hydrobromic acid
  • prussic acid
  • carbamic acid
  • ferrocyanic acid
  • fluosilicic acid
  • boric acid
  • arsenic acid
  • undecylenic acid
  • boracic acid
  • dibasic acid

Antonyms

  • unpleasantness
  • palatable
  • inoffensive
  • cold

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)

6. acid

adjective. ['ˈæsəd'] harsh or corrosive in tone.

Synonyms

  • vitriolic
  • acerbic
  • unpleasant
  • sulphurous
  • bitter
  • sulfurous
  • blistering
  • acrid
  • acerb
  • virulent

Antonyms

  • rough
  • smooth
  • simple
  • decrease

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)

7. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] anything happening rapidly or in quick successive.

Synonyms

  • sequence
  • successiveness
  • pelting
  • succession
  • chronological succession

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • defend
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. acid

adjective. ['ˈæsəd'] having the characteristics of an acid.

Antonyms

  • alkaline

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)

9. acid

adjective. ['ˈæsəd'] being sour to the taste.

Synonyms

  • sour
  • acidulous
  • acidic

Antonyms

  • disintegrate
  • analyze
  • take away
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)

10. acid

noun. ['ˈæsəd'] street name for lysergic acid diethylamide.

Synonyms

  • dot
  • superman
  • Elvis
  • loony toons
  • Lucy in the sky with diamonds
  • window pane
  • lysergic acid diethylamide
  • back breaker
  • Zen
  • LSD
  • pane
  • dose

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • constructive
  • good-natured
  • nice

Etymology

  • acide (French)
  • acidus (French)
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