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rainout

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[reyn-out] /ˈreɪnˌaʊt/
noun
1.
a contest, performance, or the like, that has been rained out.
2.
Also called washout. the removal of radioactive particles or other foreign substances from the atmosphere by precipitation.
Compare fallout.
Origin of rainout
1945-1950
1945-50, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase rain out
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British Dictionary definitions for rainout

rainout

/ˈreɪnˌaʊt/
noun
1.
radioactive fallout or atmospheric pollution carried to the earth by rain
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