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Drizzle vs. Showers — What's the Difference?

Drizzle vs. Showers — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Drizzle and Showers

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Drizzle

Drizzle is a light liquid precipitation consisting of liquid water drops smaller than those of rain – generally smaller than 0.5 mm (0.02 in) in diameter. Drizzle is normally produced by low stratiform clouds and stratocumulus clouds.
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Showers

A brief fall of precipitation, such as rain, hail, or sleet.
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Drizzle

Light rain falling in very fine drops
Scotland will be cloudy with patchy drizzle
A steady drizzle has been falling since 3 a.m
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Showers

A fall of a group of objects, especially from the sky
A meteor shower.
A shower of leaves.
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Drizzle

(in cooking) a thin stream of a liquid ingredient trickled over food
Raw mushrooms, thinly sliced and served with lemon, a little salt, and a drizzle of olive oil
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Showers

An abundant flow; an outpouring
A shower of praise.
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Drizzle

Rain lightly
It's started to drizzle
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Showers

A party held to honor and present gifts to someone
A bridal shower.
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Drizzle

(in cooking) trickle a thin stream of (a liquid ingredient) over food
Drizzle the clarified butter over the top
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Showers

A bath in which the water is sprayed on the bather in fine streams from a showerhead, usually secured overhead
Take a shower.
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Drizzle

To rain gently in fine, mistlike drops.
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Showers

The stall or tub in which such a bath is taken.
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Drizzle

To let fall in fine drops or particles
Drizzled melted butter over the asparagus.
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Showers

One that shows
A shower of thoroughbred horses.
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Drizzle

To moisten with fine drops
Drizzled the asparagus with melted butter.
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Showers

To throw or cause to fall in a shower
Showered confetti on the parade.
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Drizzle

A fine, gentle, misty rain.
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Showers

To throw or cause small things or pieces to fall over
Showered the newlyweds with rice.
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Drizzle

(impersonal) To rain lightly.
We had planned a picnic for Joe's birthday, but it ended up drizzling all day.
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Showers

To fall over or be thrown or projected at
The confetti showered the street.
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Drizzle

(ambitransitive) To shed slowly in minute drops or particles.
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Showers

To give or bestow abundantly or liberally
Showered confetti on the parade.
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Drizzle

To pour slowly and evenly, especially oil or honey in cooking.
The recipe says to toss the salad and then drizzle olive oil on it.
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Showers

To give something in great abundance to
Showered their children with affection.
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Drizzle

To cover by pouring in this manner.
The recipe says to toss the salad and then drizzle it in olive oil.
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Showers

To wash oneself in a shower.
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Drizzle

(slang) To urinate. en
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Showers

To fall or pour down in a shower.
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Drizzle

(dated) To carry out parfilage, the process of unravelling.
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Showers

To arrive or be given in abundance
Good wishes showered over us.
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Drizzle

Light rain.
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Showers

Plural of shower
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Drizzle

Very small, numerous, and uniformly dispersed water drops, mist, or sprinkle. Unlike fog droplets, drizzle falls to the ground.
No longer pouring, the rain outside slowed down to a faint drizzle.
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Drizzle

(slang) Water.
Stop drinking all of my drizzle!
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Drizzle

(baking) A cake onto which icing, honey or syrup has been drizzled in an artistic manner.
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Drizzle

To rain slightly in very small drops; to fall, as water from the clouds, slowly and in fine particles; as, it drizzles; drizzling drops or rain.
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Drizzle

To shed slowly in minute drops or particles.
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Drizzle

A fine rain or mist.
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Drizzle

Very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
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Drizzle

Rain lightly;
When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant
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Drizzle

Moisten with fine drops;
Drizzle the meat with melted butter
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