Oxygen vs Rain - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between oxygen and rain

is that oxygen is a chemical element (symbol o) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 159994 while rain is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

oxygen

English

Noun

(wikipedia oxygen)
  • A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.
  • Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=September-October, author= Katie L. Burke
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= In the News , passage=Oxygen' levels on Earth skyrocketed 2.4 billion years ago, when cyanobacteria evolved photosynthesis: the ability to convert water and carbon dioxide into carbohydrates and waste ' oxygen using solar energy. The evolutionary precursor of photosynthesis is still under debate, and a new study sheds light.}}
  • (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.
  • (countable) An atom of this element.
  • Derived terms

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    Synonyms

    * sourstuff * when used as a packaging gas

    See also

    * ozone ----

    rain

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Condensed water falling from a cloud.
  • We've been having a lot of rain lately .
    The rains came late that year.
  • (figuratively) Any matter moving or falling, usually through air, and especially if liquid or otherwise figuratively identifiable with raindrops.
  • (figuratively) An instance of particles or larger pieces of matter moving or falling through air.
  • A rain of mortar fire fell on our trenches.

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete)

    Usage notes

    * shower, downpour, drop are some of the words used to count rain.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    en verb)
  • (impersonal) To have rain fall from the sky.
  • It will rain today.
  • To fall as or like rain.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The rain it raineth every day.
    Tears rained from her eyes.
  • To fall in large quantities.
  • Bombs rained from the sky.
  • To issue (something) in large quantities.
  • The boxer rained punches on his opponent's head.

    Derived terms

    * Also see * it never rains but it pours * rain cats and dogs, rain dogs and cats * rain down * rain off

    See also

    * drizzle * hail * mizzle * precipitation * serein * shower * sleet * snow * storm *

    Anagrams

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