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

  • n. See rain gauge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a rain gauge

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rain gauge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pluviometer; a rain-gage. See cut under pluviometer.

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

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


Latin ūdus, wet (contraction of ūvidus) + -meter.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin ūdus ("wet") + meter. (Wiktionary)


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