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- adj. Without rain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Destitute of rain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without rain: as, a rainless region; a rainless zone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking rain
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The use of this article in rainless lands dates from ages immemorial, and formed the outer walls of the Egyptian temple.
North of the apex of the delta and the boundary between the deltaic and inland tracts, the rainfall gradually lessens as far as Minbu, where what was formerly called the rainless zone commences and extends as far as Katha.
And for the last few days, rainless, which is just weird.
If the continents become invaded by a great transgression of the ocean, this "rainless" area diminishes: and the denuded area advances inwards without diminution.
If the ocean recedes from the present strand lines, the "rainless" area advances outwards, but, the rain supply being sensibly constant, no change in the river supply of salts is to be expected.
So I've spent most of my 'rainless' time checking out the small ancient city found behind the Ancient City Walls.
It's built to offer a completely fake space, a windless, rainless, changeless place far beyond reach of the human body clock.
Our timing seems spot on, as until a few days before all the canyon had seen were what Louis calls "bankruptcy clouds," the high wispy, rainless streaks that will cause a waiting farmer to go under.
While show-stoppingly memorable, the traditional bake is also dependent on a rainless sky and access to both a fire permit and a beach.
It might be worthwhile to say that in over a year in Los Angeles, through two 90-degree summers, a rainless spring and a hike-worthy Christmas day, the most notable purchase I made as an Angeleno was a thick, black wool coat with silver-bullet buttons.