Freezing Rain

Science / Weather / Freezing Rain: Rain that falls as liquid and freezes upon impact to form a coating of glaze on the colder ground or other exposed surfaces. It is reported as 'FZRA' in an observation and on the METAR.

Other Words for Freezing

Freezing Noun Synonyms: frigid, icy, arctic, frosty, boreal, hyperboreal, numbing, Siberian, polar, glacial, ice-cold, wintry, bone-chilling, bitter, biting, bitter(ly) cold, perishing, cold, chill, tooth-chattering, chilled to the bone, frozen, shivering, frore
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Other Words for Rain

Rain Noun Synonyms: precipitation, drizzle, sprinkle, downpour, shower, thunder-shower, cloudburst, rainstorm, squall, deluge, sunshower
Rain Verb Synonyms: rainfall, precipitation
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Rainfall

Science / Weather / Rainfall: The amount of precipitation of any type, primarily liquid. It is usually the amount that is measured by a rain gauge. MORE

Rainmaker

Entertainment / Baseball / Rainmaker: A fly ball that is hit very high. MORE

Rectangular Drainage

Science / Geology / Rectangular Drainage: A drainage pattern in which stream channels develop within a large-scale network of intersecting joints. This drainage pattern is characterized by right-angle bends in the channels of streams and stre MORE

Raindrop Technique

Health / Massage / Raindrop Technique: Originated by D. Gary Young, raindrop technique is a noninvasive tool for helping to correct defects in the curvature of the spine caused by viruses and bacteria that lie dormant there. Antimicrobial MORE

Rainbow

Science / Weather / Rainbow: A luminous arc featuring all colors of the visible light spectrum (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet). It is created by refraction, total reflection, and the dispersion of light. It MORE

Rain Gauge

Science / Weather / Rain Gauge: An instrument used to measure the amount of rain that has fallen. Measurement is done in hundredths of inches (0.01'). MORE

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