rainfall

rainfall(
reyn
-
fal
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (amount of rain)
a. la lluvia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Farms in the region have received less than five percent of normal rainfall this year.Este año, las granjas de la región han recibido menos del cinco por ciento de la lluvia que suele caer.
The storm is expected to bring heavy rainfall to the region.Se espera que la tormenta traiga fuertes lluvias a la región.
b. la pluviosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The rainfall on the leeward side of the island is much less than on the windward side.La pluviosidad es mucho menor en el lado de sotavento de la isla que en el de barlovento.
2. (shower)
a. la precipitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Landslides blocked the highway after a rainfall that lasted several hours.Los deslizamientos de tierra bloquearon la carretera a causa de una precipitación que duró varias horas.
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rainfall
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la pluviosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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rainfall [ˈreɪnfɔːl]
noun
precipitación (f); (quantity) lluvia (f); cantidad (f) de lluvia
the region has three inches of rainfall a year la región recibe tres pulgadas de lluvia al año
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