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1. rainwater

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

Synonyms

  • rain
  • freshwater

Antonyms

  • brine
  • I
  • calcium chloride

Etymology

  • rain (English)
  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • water (English)
  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Rainwater

  • backwater
  • breakwater
  • bridgewater
  • bywater
  • clearwater
  • coldwater
  • deepwater
  • drinkwater
  • fitswater
  • fitzwater
  • floodwater
  • freshwater
  • goldwater
  • granddaughter
  • groundwater
  • headwater
  • manslaughter
  • meltwater
  • pinkwater
  • seawater

Example sentences of the word rainwater


1. Noun, singular or mass
Water the plant with an inch of water every week, including rainwater.

2. Adjective
One major disadvantage of terracing is rainwater saturation of the ground.

3. Adverb
Flashing directs rainwater away from these junctions, preventing subsequent leaks and water damage.

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