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An average raindrop has a circumference of less than 1 cm.
(Maybe raindrop patterns have the wrong fractal dimension, or something.) This immediately scotches the argument; but we will avoid pedantry, as the really silly part comes later.
The raindrops break up the smooth surface of the water and make it harder for the fish to see people.
In the broad history of Western marriage, the psychopolitical metaphors favored by four English Renaissance rulers are no more than a raindrop in the sea.
More wondrous yet, it all started with a single raindrop - perhaps one that dripped from the brim of my hat as I passed under the trees in my woods.
"Right now, forecasts are generally not accounting for what happens to a raindrop after it is picked up by radar," said a researcher, Neil Fox, "Evaporation has a substantial impact on the amount of rainfall that actually reaches the ground.
Impact disdrometer uses either acoustic or displacement methods to measure the raindrop size distribution; however, it cannot obtain the accurate measurement of velocity, kinetic energy, and drop shape.
Raindrop blends thriller and romance genres with a deft hand, but it's also important to note that this is a literary work filled with compelling, evocative descriptions as it tells of a shy, deaf mute college girl who hides herself in library work, and Chris, who falls in love at the first sight of her.
The Met Office says double rainbows occur when sunlight is reflected twice within a raindrop. The violet light comes from the higher raindrops, with the red from lower raindrops.
The Fishbone coffee table costs PS1905 at www.chaplins.co.uk CAPTURING all the beauty of a raindrop, the aptly named Raindrop pendant light range comes in two sizes, as well as a wall light version.
When a raindrop falls, it can undergo a lot of change between the time it is detected by radar and the time it reaches the ground.
Under a magnifying glass one raindrop is like a bomb exploding on the soil's surface.