rain gauge

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  1. an instrument for measuring rainfall.

Origin of rain gauge

First recorded in 1760–70

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rain gauge

  1. an instrument for measuring rainfall or snowfall, consisting of a cylinder covered by a funnel-like lid: Also called: pluviometer

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