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rainwash Syllabification: rain·wash
Pronunciation: /ˈrānˌwôSH/ /-ˌwäSH/

Definition of rainwash in English:


The washing away of soil or other loose material by rain.
Example sentences
  • Salt also tends to concentrate in and enlarge any depression protected from rainwash.

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