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light rain


precipitation falling with an intensity of between a trace and 0.10 inches (0.25 cm) per hour


Light rain is predicted on the day of the wedding.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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  • It was far from favourable upon the present occasion; there was but little moon, and a light rain was falling.

  • In summer if the wind is light rain may not fall for a day or so.

    Reading the Weather Thomas Morris Longstreth
  • A light rain had fallen in the morning, and the beads of water still lay on bush and blade of grass.

    In Hostile Red Joseph Altsheler
  • But it was the outline only, discernible through a light rain.

    Fly By Night Arthur Dekker Savage
  • A light rain dropped on dusty streets and there was silence.

  • I put on my old cloak, and took my umbrella, as a light rain was falling.

  • A light rain had fallen during the night and a heavy, obliterating fog arose from the wet earth, blanketing hill and valley alike.

    Aces Up Covington Clarke
  • A light rain was falling and most of the passers-by were carrying umbrellas.

    Felix O'Day F. Hopkinson Smith

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