rain

(redirected from raindrop)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

rain

ombrophobia.
References in classic literature ?
Anne awoke to find raindrops pattering against her window and shadowing the pond's gray surface with widening rings; hills and sea were hidden in mist, and the whole world seemed dim and dreary.
We find him next, or rather get back to him, standing forlorn in the cold autumn rain at a suburban street corner in Blackburg; and it seems right to explain now that the raindrops falling upon him there were really not dark and gummy; they only failed to make his face and hands less so.
The rustle of the poplar leaves about the house worried her, it sounded so like pattering raindrops, and the full, faraway roar of the gulf, to which she listened delightedly at other times, loving its strange, sonorous, haunting rhythm, now seemed like a prophecy of storm and disaster to a small maiden who particularly wanted a fine day.
His clothes were shiny from the wet; raindrops hung from his beard.
A heavy, lowering storm cloud had blown up, and big raindrops were falling.
The centre has had interest from eye surgeons in Europe who want to come to the Clarendon Avenue clinic to observe the Raindrop procedure close up.
A Cell Signaling Technology Europe company, BIOKE and a genomics tools company enabling ultra-sensitive detection of cancer and inherited diseases, RainDance Technologies have announced a distribution agreement in which BIOKE will distribute RainDrop Digital PCR Systems in The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany, effective October 28.
Trovagene has also announced successful development of a cell-free DNA mutation assay leveraging the RainDrop platform.
The prospective, multicenter Phase III clinical trial is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the patented, proprietary Raindrop Near Vision Inlay in improving near vision in subjects with presbyopia under an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE).
The processor can tell where the drops are headed and sends a signal to the headlights, which adjust the beams of light they send out so that there isn't any light where the raindrop is.
Some time passes, the waterholes dry up even more and a single raindrop falls from the sky.
i+1]) position of the i-raindrop when the i + 1 raindrop crosses the beam of neutrinos at the instant [t'.