hailstorm


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hail·storm

 (hāl′stôrm′)
n.
A storm with hail.

hailstorm

(ˈheɪlˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a storm during which hail falls

hail•storm

(ˈheɪlˌstɔrm)

n.
a storm with hail.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hailstorm - a storm during which hail falls
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
Translations

hailstorm

[ˈheɪlstɔːm] Ngranizada f

hailstorm

hail storm [ˈheɪlstɔːrm] naverse f de grêle

hailstorm

[ˈheɪlˈstɔːm] ngrandinata
References in classic literature ?
skirts of the wood like a dark cloud before a hailstorm.
Poor Bell, instead of being applauded, was pelted with a hailstorm of ridicule.
Sancho planted himself behind his ass, and with him sheltered himself from the hailstorm that poured on both of them.
All the airships rolled and staggered, bursts of hailstorm bore them down and forced them to fight their way up again; the air had become bitterly cold.
Dorothy thought it sounded like a sudden hailstorm, and the visitors, knowing that caution was no longer necessary, hurried forward to see what had happened.
And many a one who hath come along as a destroyer, and as a hailstorm to all cornfields, wanted merely to put his foot into the jaws of the rabble, and thus stop their throat.
Here was a matrimonial hailstorm pouring in the South of England, and I was invited, by a man with fever in every fold of his coat, to come out from the North of England and take my share of the pelting.
Eugene Gaffer Harmon, and said he lived at Hailstorm,--as he passed through these curious vicissitudes of fatigue and slumber, arranged upon the scale of a dozen hours to the second, he became aware of answering aloud a communication of pressing importance that had never been made to him, and then turned it into a cough on beholding Mr Inspector.
A few days afterwards, the family were at dinner--baked shoulder of mutton, and potatoes under it--the child, who wasn't hungry, was playing about the room, when suddenly there was heard a devil of a noise, like a small hailstorm.
Meanwhile, heavy downpour coupled with hailstorm badly destroyed the standing crops and killed cattle and birds in Karak city and its outskirts.
This App will help real time data collection about hailstorm occurrences along with photographs and geographical coordinates (longitude and latitude).
The state government has so far disbursed ` 2,500 crore to the hailstorm and rain- hit farmers across the state, Sanjay Solanki, financial adviser in the state government's department of disaster management and relief told Mail Today.