Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mist or exceedingly fine rain which falls from a cloudless sky, a phenomenon not unusual in tropical climates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Meteorol.) A mist, or very fine rain, which sometimes falls from a clear sky a few moments after sunset.

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  • noun Light rainfall from a cloudless sky after sunset.

Etymologies

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From French serein

Examples

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  • A mist, or very fine rain, which sometimes falls from a clear sky a few moments after sunset.

    September 16, 2007

  • Great word, bluemartian!

    September 16, 2007

  • a closing reign

    December 2, 2008