Origin of rain gauge
Examples from the Web for rain gauge
The rain-gauge should be in the hands of every gardener and farmer.A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments|Henry Negretti
Our rain-gauge was a pint cup under a tiny hole in the tent.The Cruise of the Snark|Jack London
The rain-gauge used was of the round funnel pattern (about 51⁄2 inches).
The rain-gauge used was of the common round funnel pattern (5·7 inches).
As an inch glass is somewhat cumbersome, a half-inch glass is usually sent out with a rain-gauge.The Library of Work and Play: Mechanics, Indoors and Out|Fred T. Hodgson