a. pertaining to rain.
   ♦ hyetograph, n. rain gauge; chart of average rainfall.
   ♦ hyetography, n. study of rainfall distribution.
   ♦ hyetology, n. study of all precipitation.
   ♦ hyetometer, n. rain gauge.
   ♦ hyetometrograph, n. recording hyetometer.

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