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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A device for measuring rainfall. Also called pluviometer, udometer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device, used in meteorology, to measure rainfall; a pluviometer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an instrument for measuring the quantity of rain at any given place.
  • n. an instrument of various forms for measuring the quantity of rain that falls at any given place in a given time; a pluviometer; an ombrometer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation

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