rainout
noun see rain out

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rainout — ☆ rainout [rān′out΄ ] n. an event that has been postponed or canceled because of rain …   English World dictionary

  • Rainout — A Rainout is the process of precipitation causing the removal of radioactive particles from the atmosphere onto the ground, [cite web url = http://iis db.stanford.edu/pubs/20063/NuclearRisk.pdf title = Communicating Nuclear Risk accessdate = 2007 …   Wikipedia

  • rainout — radioaktyviosios nuosėdos statusas T sritis apsauga nuo naikinimo priemonių apibrėžtis Kritulių pavidalu iškritusi atmosferoje esanti radioaktyvioji medžiaga. Radioaktyviosios nuosėdos gali būti vietinės (per kelias valandas iškrintančios maždaug …   Apsaugos nuo naikinimo priemonių enciklopedinis žodynas

  • rainout — radioaktyviosios nuosėdos statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Radioaktyviosios atmosferos medžiagos, krintančios ant žemės su krituliais. atitikmenys: angl. rainout pranc. pluie radioactive …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • rainout — Radioactive material in the atmosphere brought down by precipitation …   Military dictionary

  • rainout — /rayn owt /, n. 1. a contest, performance, or the like, that has been rained out. 2. Also called washout. the removal of radioactive particles or other foreign substances from the atmosphere by precipitation. Also, rain out. Cf. fallout. [1945 50 …   Universalium

  • rainout — noun a) Something which has been cancelled due to interfering rain. b) Such a cancellation …   Wiktionary

  • rainout — noun N. Amer. a cancellation or premature ending of an event because of rain …   English new terms dictionary

  • rainout — rain•out [[t]ˈreɪnˌaʊt[/t]] n. the cancellation or postponement of a sports event, performance, etc., because of rain • Etymology: 1945–50, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • rainout — /ˈreɪnaʊt/ (say raynowt) noun 1. a suspension of a planned event due to rain. 2. radioactive material in the atmosphere brought down by precipitation …   Australian English dictionary

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