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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 show·er /ˈʃaʊ(ə)r/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Show·er n.
 1. One who shows or exhibits.
 2. That which shows; a mirror. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Show·er n.
 1. A fall or rain or hail of short duration; sometimes, but rarely, a like fall of snow.
    In drought or else showers.   --Chaucer.
    Or wet the thirsty earth with falling showers.   --Milton.
 2. That which resembles a shower in falling or passing through the air copiously and rapidly.
    With showers of stones he drives them far away.   --Pope.
 3. A copious supply bestowed. [R.]
 He and myself
 Have travail'd in the great shower of your gifts.   --Shak.
 Shower bath, a bath in which water is showered from above, and sometimes from the sides also.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Show·er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Showered p. pr. & vb. n. Showering.]
 1. To water with a shower; to ░░t copiously with rain.
    Lest it again dissolve and shower the earth.   --Milton.
 2. To bestow liberally; to destribute or scatter inundance; to rain.
 C░sar's favor,
 That showers down greatness on his friends.   --Addison.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Show·er, v. i. To rain in showers; to fall, as in a hower or showers.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you; "they
           installed a shower in the bathroom"
      2: washing yourself in a shower; you stand upright under water
         sprayed from a nozzle; "he took a shower after the game"
         [syn: shower bath]
      3: a brief period of precipitation; "the game was interrupted
         by a brief shower" [syn: rain shower]
      4: 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" [syn: cascade]
      5: someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see [syn: exhibitor,
      6: 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"
      v 1: expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns; "He was
           showered with praise" [syn: lavish]
      2: spray or sprinkle with; "The guests showered rice on the
      3: take a shower; wash one's body in the shower; "You should
         shower after vigorous exercise"
      4: rain abundantly; "Meteors showered down over half of
         Australia" [syn: shower down]
      5: provide abundantly with; "He showered her with presents"