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rain shower

a brief rainfall, usually of variable intensity.
Origin of rain shower
before 1000; Middle English; Old English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The sumptuously appointed baths have large rain shower heads in the walk-in showers, plush robes and luxury soaps and shampoos.
  • It was a warm day, interrupted by an occasional rain shower.
  • Spa baths with greenhouse ceilings, rain shower and soaking tub.
  • Ample marble and granite bathrooms have rain shower heads.
  • The resort's spa features a hot tub, cold rain shower and hot rock sauna.
  • Escape a summer rain shower by playing video games in the family arcade.
  • Nothing over the top, to be sure, but it had both a rain shower overhead and a hand-held shower in the tub.
  • Most of us have experienced a brief rain shower, only to find the sun shining within a few minutes.
  • Use a watering can to simulate a rain shower in their watershed.
  • It may cost you more to redo the driveway after the fresh look washes away with the next rain shower.

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