1. falling in drops or as if falling like rain
; - Example: "watched the raining apple blossoms"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Rain \Rain\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rained (r[=a]nd); p. pr. &
vb. n. Raining.] [AS. regnian, akin to G. regnen, Goth.
rignjan. See Rain, n.]
1. To fall in drops from the clouds, as water; -- used mostly
with it for a nominative; as, it rains.
The rain it raineth every day. --Shak.
2. To fall or drop like water from the clouds; as, tears
rained from their eyes.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: falling in drops or as if falling like rain; "watched the
raining apple blossoms"