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light rain


precipitation falling with an intensity of between a trace and 0.10 inches (0.25 cm) per hour


Light rain is predicted on the day of the wedding.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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  • The thaw had turned to a light rain and the Captain carried an umbrella.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • A light rain dropped on dusty streets and there was silence.

  • In summer if the wind is light rain may not fall for a day or so.

    Reading the Weather

    Thomas Morris Longstreth
  • But it was the outline only, discernible through a light rain.

    Fly By Night Arthur Dekker Savage
  • I put on my old cloak, and took my umbrella, as a light rain was falling.

  • It was a showery day, but they had their mackintoshes, and did not mind the light rain.

    A Fortunate Term

    Angela Brazil
  • On the streets there was mist, and a light rain was falling.

    Hania Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • A light rain was falling and most of the passers-by were carrying umbrellas.

    Felix O'Day F. Hopkinson Smith

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