amount of rainfall

雨水量

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  • Rainfall in Karnataka — The state of Karnataka in India has a bittersweet relationship with rains. While its regions of Malnad and coastal Karnataka receive copious amount of rainfall; its north Bayaluseemae region in the Deccan Plateau is one of the most arid regions… …   Wikipedia

  • amount — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French amounter, from amount upward, from a (from Latin ad ) + mont mountain more at mount Date: 14th century 1. a. to be equivalent < acts that amount to treason > b. to reach in kind or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rainfall — Rain fall (r[=a]n f[add]l ), n. A fall or descent of rain; the water, or amount of water, that falls in rain; as, the average annual rainfall of a region. [1913 Webster] Supplied by the rainfall of the outer ranges of Sinchul and Singaleleh.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rainfall — [rān′fôl΄] n. 1. a falling of rain; shower 2. the amount of precipitation falling over a given area in a given period of time: it is stated in terms of the depth of water that has fallen into a rain gauge …   English World dictionary

  • rainfall — UK [ˈreɪnˌfɔːl] / US [ˈreɪnˌfɔl] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms rainfall : singular rainfall plural rainfalls the amount of rain that falls in a particular area during a particular period of time Annual rainfall was lower last year than… …   English dictionary

  • rainfall — rain|fall [ˈreınfo:l US fo:l] n [U and C] the amount of rain that falls on an area in a particular period of time ▪ We ve had a long period of low rainfall. ▪ The city has received only half its average rainfall of four inches …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rainfall — [[t]re͟ɪnfɔːl[/t]] rainfalls N UNCOUNT: also N in pl Rainfall is the amount of rain that falls in a place during a particular period. There have been four years of below average rainfall …   English dictionary

  • rainfall — /rayn fawl /, 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. [1840 50; RAIN + FALL] * * * …   Universalium

  • rainfall — rain|fall [ reın,fɔl ] noun count or uncount the amount of rain that falls in a particular area during a particular period of time: Annual rainfall was lower last year than ever before …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rainfall — noun (C, U) the amount of rain that falls on an area in a particular period of time: an area with very low rainfall …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rainfall — rain•fall [[t]ˈreɪnˌfɔl[/t]] n. 1) mer a fall of rain 2) mer the amount of water falling in rain, snow, etc., within a given time and area, usu. given as a hypothetical depth of coverage: a rainfall of 70 inches a year[/ex] • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

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