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measure of rainfall [2]click to hear

Rainfall: quantity of water that falls to the ground during a given period.
measure of rainfall [2] rain gauge recorder collecting vessel recording unit

rain gauge recorder click to hear

Instrument that measures rainfall using small calibrated containers that tip when filled with water, producing an electrical impulse.

collecting vessel click to hear

recording unit click to hear

Device connected to the collecting vessel; it records electrical impulses, whose total indicates the amount of water that fell.