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 Meanings and Examples of SHOWER
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shower
 n.  brief fall of precipitation, such as rain, hail
 n.  bath in which the water is sprayed
Classic Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
1  Then I guess all the men you knew were such fools they didn't know when to come in out of a shower of rain--or of minie balls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
2  A rapid shower had cooled the air, and clouds still hung refreshingly over the moist street.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
3  There's a soft shower to leeward.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
4  One morning as Jurgis was passing, a furnace blew out, spraying two men with a shower of liquid fire.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 21
5  The gang having already got the carcass on to the truck, the party set out at a trot, followed by screams and curses, and a shower of bricks and stones from unseen enemies.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 26
6  There was a little shower of pine needles.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 4
7  The friendly little old man shook it heartily, and after a little shower of caution, he took his umbrella, and fumbled his way out of the room.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  Cosette could not make a motion which did not draw down upon her head a heavy shower of violent blows and unmerited chastisement.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—THE LARK
9  It was like a shower of roses falling athwart this house of mourning.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—GAYETIES
10  Fauchelevent was but ill at ease under this shower bath.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE
11  All that straw rustled by all these men, produced the sound of a heavy shower.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V—ORIGINALITY OF PARIS
12  A shower is but a glass of water; a rainstorm is instantly drunk up.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
13  Perhaps it is rain itself that is about to shower down; the sky is joining in; the younger branch is condemned.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
14  "But, my Reverend-" replied Aramis, a little amazed by the shower of arguments that poured upon his head.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS
15  She added hot baths, sitz baths, shower baths, and plunges.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
16  What they call a storm here is just a rain shower with some thunder.
17  A feather floats about on the air, especially on a windy day. If there is a shower of rain, the feather will get wet and heavy with water, and then it will sink straight to the ground.
18  Jack had to caulk the tiles in the shower stall to stop the leak into the basement below.
19  Then researchers dunk their hands in disinfectant and exit through the chemical shower.
20  For the next moment a shower of little pebble came rattling in at the window, and some of them hit her in the face.
21  No meteor shower is more spectacular than the annual Perseid showers which astronomers consider one of the most rewarding sky watching events of the year.
22  Tonight has any showers dying away to leave a dry evening with some clear periods.
23  April showers bring forth May flowers.
24  March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers.
25  A band of light rain and showers extended from the Canadian border to Central Texas.
26  Elsewhere is mainly dry with some sunshine, but heavy showers possible central and southeast England on Tuesday.
27  Snow showers are likely tomorrow.
28  There will be occasional showers in southeast England, some of them perhaps heavy.
29  The outdoor wedding reception had to be moved indoors to avoid the intermittent showers that fell on and off all afternoon.
30  A photo I took today of a green dragonfly drying its wings after rain showers let up.