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  Definition of shower
  1. washing yourself in a shower; you stand upright under water sprayed from a nozzle; "he took a shower after the game"
  2. a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you; "they installed a shower in the bathroom"
  3. a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower; "a little shower of rose petals"; "a sudden cascade of sparks"
  4. a party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person; "her friends organized a baby shower for her when she was expecting"
  5. someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
  6. a brief period of precipitation; "the game was interrupted by a brief shower"
  7. take a shower; wash one''s body in the shower; "You should shower after vigorous exercise"
  8. provide abundantly with; "He showered her with presents"
  9. spray or sprinkle with; "The guests showered rice on the couple"
  10. expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns; "He was showered with praise"
  11. rain abundantly; "Meteors showered down over half of Australia"
Similar Words: shower bath, cascade, exhibitor, exhibitioner, rain shower, lavish, shower down

 

Hyponyms: scattering, sprinkle, sprinkling

 

Part Meronyms: shower stall, shower bath

 

Derivational Morphology: shower down, show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate, shower bath, rain shower, cascade

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: pljusak and tuš and tuširati   Croatian: tuširati  
Dutch: douche and douchen and regenbui   Finnish: käydä and sadekuuro and suihku  
French: averse and douche and doucher   German: Dusche and duschen and Schauer  
Greek: βροχούλα and ντους   Italian: acquazzone and doccia and fare  
Japanese: シャワー   Malay: hujan and pancuran  
Norwegian: dusj   Polish: deszcz and prysznic  
Romanian: a face un duş and aversă and duş   Russian: душ and ливень and принять душ  
Slovene: ploha and prha and tuširati se   Spanish: ducha and ducharse and llovizna  
Swedish: dusch and duscha and skur  
 
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