storm cloud


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storm cloud

n
1. (Physical Geography) a heavy dark cloud presaging rain or a storm
2. a herald of disturbance, anger, or violence: the storm clouds of war.
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Noun1.storm cloud - a heavy dark cloud presaging rain or a stormstorm cloud - a heavy dark cloud presaging rain or a storm
cloud - a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
Translations

storm cloud

nnube f temporalesca
there are storm clouds on the horizon (fig) → c'è aria di burrasca
References in classic literature ?
Then Robin Hood gathered his band together in a close rank, with Will Stutely in the midst, and thus they moved slowly away toward Sherwood, and were gone, as a storm cloud moves away from the spot where a tempest has swept the land.
It grew like a storm cloud until once more it darkened the sky.
Of course, I am an ass," he observed, sombre as a storm cloud, "but still .
Then all of a sudden, on Easter Monday, a warm wind sprang up, storm clouds swooped down, and for three days and three nights the warm, driving rain fell in streams.
Large drops of rain soon began to fall, and, as the storm clouds came sailing onward, others supplied the void they left behind and spread over all the sky.
Then thirteen hundred miles of desert solitudes; of limitless panoramas of bewildering perspective; of mimic cities, of pinnacled cathedrals, of massive fortresses, counterfeited in the eternal rocks and splendid with the crimson and gold of the setting sun; of dizzy altitudes among fog-wreathed peaks and never-melting snows, where thunders and lightnings and tempests warred magnificently at our feet and the storm clouds above swung their shredded banners in our very faces
2] CUMULUS CLOUD: A storm cloud forms as rising air cools and water vapor condenses,
Dr Renyi Zhang, professor of atmospheric circulation sciences at Texas A&M University and lead author of the study, compared storm cloud data collected between 1984 and 1994 with data collected between 1994 and 2005.
Soon, though, a storm cloud darkened our happy lesbionic sky.
But, while providers and contractors have maneuvered for the best deal, new liability has been developing like a dark storm cloud on the horizon.
The Seattle-based 33 Fainting Spells with dancer-choreographers Dayna Hanson and Gaelen Hanson (no relation) make a festival debut with Maria and the Storm Cloud, an exploration of adolescence.