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Meaning of DOWNPOUR

Pronunciation:  'dawn`powr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a heavy rain
 

DOWNPOUR is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: cloudburst, deluge, pelter, soaker, torrent, waterspout
 
 See Also: rain, rainfall

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Down"pour`\, n.
A pouring or streaming downwards; esp., a heavy or continuous
shower.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affluence, afflux, affluxion, brash, burst of rain, cascade, cataract, chute, cloudburst, collapse, comedown, concourse, confluence, conflux, course, crash, crosscurrent, current, debacle, declension, declination, defluxion, deluge, descending, descension, descent, down, downbend, downcome, downcurve, downfall, downflow, downgrade, downrush, downtrend, downturn, downward trend, drencher, drift, driftage, drop, dropping, fall, falling, flood, flow, flowing, fluency, flux, gravitation, gush, gushing rain, heavy rain, inclination, inflow, inundation, mill run, millrace, monsoon, onrush, onward course, outflow, plash, plummeting, pounce, pour, race, rainburst, rainspout, rainstorm, rapids, run, rush, scud, set, soaker, soaking rain, spate, spout, stoop, stream, surge, swoop, thunderstorm, tide, torrent, torrent of rain, trend, undercurrent, undertow, water flow, waterfall, waterspout
 

 

 

 

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