Definition of rainwater in English:


Syllabification: rain·wa·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈrānˌwôtər, -ˌwätər


  • Water that has fallen as or been obtained from rain.
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    • It also disrupts the water table by preventing rainwater from seeping down through the soil.
    • The proposal for digging rain pits to store rainwater may look good on paper.
    • Let the pots stand in a saucer of water, ideally rainwater, then let them dry off a bit over the winter.

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