See also: Rainer

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

rain +‎ -er

NounEdit

rainer (plural rainers)

  1. (rare) That which rains, or dispenses something in a shower.
    • c, 1893-1899, Ralph T. H. Griffith (translator), The Vedas
      Indra, Brhaspati, rainers of treasure, rejoicing at this sacrifice drink the Soma.
    • 1974, Arthur Chapman Barnes, The Sugar Cane (page 190)
      Pressure volume relationships determine the quantity of water discharged from rainers of different sizes of nozzle in a given time over the area of the wetted circles []

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

rainure +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁɛ.ne/, /ʁe.ne/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

rainer

  1. (transitive) to groove (make a groove in)

ConjugationEdit

Further readingEdit


Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

rainer

  1. Alternative form of reignier

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.