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RAIN GAUGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rain gauge mean? 

RAIN GAUGE (noun)
  The noun RAIN GAUGE has 1 sense:

1. gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation

  Familiarity information: RAIN GAUGE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RAIN GAUGE (noun)


Sense 1rain gauge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

pluviometer; rain gage; rain gauge; udometer

Hypernyms ("rain gauge" is a kind of...):

gage; gauge (a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.)


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