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rain gage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rain gage gauge consisting of an instrument to measure the quantity of precipitation
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Usage

In literature:

The greatest quantity of rain in the gage at the end of the month of November did not exceed 2.6 inches.
"Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836" by Robert FitzRoy
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In news:

The biggest problem with most heavy-duty rain jackets and bibs is that they're heavy – and staying dry means staying hot, unless you find foul weather gear like the new Gage Storm Runner.
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