shower

  • 1 shower — shower1 [shō′ər] n. a person who shows, exhibits, etc. shower2 [shou′ər] n. [ME schoure < OE scur, akin to Ger schauer, shower, squall < IE base * (s)keu , to cover > SHOE, HIDE1] 1. a brief fall of rain, or sometimes of hail, sleet, or… …

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  • 2 Shower — (Xizao) est un film chinois réalisé par Zhang Yang, sorti en 2000. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Autour du film …

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  • 3 shower — ► NOUN 1) a brief and usually light fall of rain or snow. 2) a mass of small things falling or moving at once. 3) a large number of things happening or given at the same time: a shower of awards. 4) a cubicle or bath in which a person stands… …

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  • 4 Shower — Show er, n. [OE. shour, schour, AS. se?r; akin to D. schoer, G. schauer, OHG. sc?r, Icel. sk?r, Sw. skur, Goth. sk?ra windis a storm of wind; of uncertain origin.] 1. A fall or rain or hail of short duration; sometimes, but rarely, a like fall of …

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  • 5 Shower — Show er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Showered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Showering}.] 1. To water with a shower; to ??t copiously with rain. [1913 Webster] Lest it again dissolve and shower the earth. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To bestow liberally; to destribute …

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  • 6 shower — [n] precipitation cloudburst, deluge, downpour, drizzle, flood, hail, rain, rainstorm, sleet, storm, thunderstorm; concepts 524,526 shower [v1] rain come down in buckets*, downpour, drench, drizzle, fall, hail, mist, patter, pour, sleet, spray,… …

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  • 7 Shower — Show er, n. 1. One who shows or exhibits. [1913 Webster] 2. That which shows; a mirror. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Shower — Show er, v. i. To rain in showers; to fall, as in a hower or showers. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 shower — index barrage, sufficiency Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 Shower — A shower (also called shower bath) is a booth for washing, usually in a bathroom, having an overhead nozzle that sprays water down on the body. A full bathroom may include a shower stall, whereas a half bathroom will not. History The practice of… …

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  • 11 shower — show|er1 S2 [ˈʃauə US ʃaur] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for washing in)¦ 2¦(act of washing)¦ 3¦(rain)¦ 4¦(lots of things)¦ 5¦(party)¦ 6¦(people)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: scur] 1.) ¦(F …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 shower — I n. bath using an overhead spray 1) to have (BE), take a shower short period of rain brief downpour 2) a heavy; light shower 3) April; passing; scattered showers 4) a meteor; rain; thunder shower 5) a sun shower (esp. AE) ( rain that falls while …

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  • 13 shower — [[t]ʃa͟ʊə(r)[/t]] showers, showering, showered 1) N COUNT A shower is a device for washing yourself. It consists of a pipe which ends in a flat cover with a lot of holes in it so that water comes out in a spray. She heard him turn on the shower.… …

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  • 14 shower — I UK [ˈʃaʊə(r)] / US [ˈʃaʊər] noun Word forms shower : singular shower plural showers ** 1) [countable] a piece of equipment that produces a flow of water that you stand under to wash your body The shower isn t working. a) a small room or area… …

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  • 15 shower — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 for washing your body ADJECTIVE ▪ cold, cool ▪ hot, steaming, warm ▪ brief, quick …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 shower — 01. I d better take a [shower] before we go. I m all sweaty from playing tennis. 02. Don t use up all the hot water when you take a [shower]! I want to have one too. 03. She threw her coat on the bed and went into the bathroom to take a [shower] …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 shower — show|er1 [ ʃaur ] noun count ** 1. ) a piece of equipment that forces small drops of water into the air and is used for washing your body: The shower isn t working. a ) a small room or area with a shower: in the shower (=washing yourself under a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 shower — 1 noun (C) 1 FOR WASHING IN a thing that you stand under to wash your whole body: Why does the phone always ring when I m in the shower? 2 ACT OF WASHING an act of washing your body while standing under a shower: I need a shower. | take a shower… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 shower — /ˈʃaʊə / (say showuh) noun 1. a brief fall of rain, hail, sleet or snow. 2. a similar fall, as of sparks or bullets. 3. a large supply or quantity: a shower of questions. 4. a party to which people bring presents for a specified recipient. See… …

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  • 20 shower — I. noun Etymology: Middle English shour, from Old English scūr; akin to Old High German scūr shower, storm, Latin caurus northwest wind Date: before 12th century 1. a. a fall of rain of short duration b. a similar fall of sleet, hail, or snow 2.… …

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