Definition of Downpours

1. Noun. (plural of downpour) ¹



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Definition of Downpours

1. downpour [n] - See also: downpour

Lexicographical Neighbors of Downpours

downmodulated
downmodulates
downmodulating
downmost
downpayment
downpipe
downpipes
downplay
downplayed
downplayer
downplayers
downplaying
downplays
downpour
downpouring
downpours (current term)
downpress
downpressed
downpresses
downpressing
downpressor
downpressors
downrange
downrate
downrated
downrates
downrating
downregulate
downregulated
downregulates

Literary usage of Downpours

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Technical Reports by Miami Conservancy District (Ohio), Miami Conservancy District (Ohio (1920)
"During severe storms, one or more heavy downpours may occur, but their duration is nearly always short, rarely lasting over half an hour. ..."

2. A New System of Meteorology, Designed for Schools and Private Students by John H. Tice (1878)
"From the points where these downpours strike the surface of the Earth, the air, in diverging currents, ... These outflows from downpours and inflows into ..."

3. Papers and Transactions by Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers (1890)
"Sudden spurts are usually followed by less rapid downpours. Hence, the rate of rainfall for a short time must nearly always be much greater than the average ..."

4. History of Signal Service with Catalogue of Publications, Instruments and by United States Army. Signal Corps, William Babcock Hazen (1884)
"Ask the builders of London what they have lost in the last ten years by sudden frosts, or unexpected downpours of rain. Above all things, go to the farmer ..."

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