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thun·der·cloud

 (thŭn′dər-kloud′)
n.
1. A large dark cloud charged with electricity and producing thunder and lightning; a cumulonimbus cloud.
2. Something menacing or dreadful: thunderclouds of impending war.

thundercloud

(ˈθʌndəˌklaʊd)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a towering electrically charged cumulonimbus cloud associated with thunderstorms
2. anything that is threatening

cu•mu•lo•nim•bus

(ˌkyu myə loʊˈnɪm bəs)

n., pl. -bi (-baɪ) -bus•es.
a cloud indicative of thunderstorm conditions, characterized by large, dense towers that may reach great heights.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thundercloud - a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricitythundercloud - a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
cloud - a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

thundercloud

noun
An indication of impending danger or harm:
Idioms: gathering clouds, storm clouds.
Translations
雷雲

thundercloud

[ˈθʌndəklaʊd] Nnube f tormentosa, nubarrón m

thundercloud

[ˈθʌndərklaʊd] nnuage m orageux

thundercloud

[ˈθʌndəˌklaʊd] nnube f temporalesca (fig) → nube minacciosa
References in classic literature ?
I don't think anyone would care to try it, if you looked as much like a thundercloud as you do now.
As the flames of the fire hidden within come more and more vividly and rapidly from an approaching thundercloud, so, as if in opposition to what was taking place, the lightning of hidden fire growing more and more intense glowed in the faces of these men.
A motley phantasmagoria presents itself before him, which he describes in a few satirical touches, yet without expressing his opinion openly: he tells the people enough to set them all thinking and guessing; but in order to hurt nobody, he wraps his witty oracular judgments in a transparent veil, or rather in a lurid thundercloud, shooting forth bright sparks of wit, that they may fall in the powder-magazine of the expectant audience.
If a doctor told me I had an 80% chance of getting it, it would put a massive thundercloud over the rest of my life.
On the tongue it releases a heavenly melange of thundercloud plum, raisins, prunes and mocha highlights.
For years we've been delivering a life-changing, freedom-inspiring training experience," said Angela Thundercloud, Harley-Davidson Rider Training Manager.
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In such air, convection becomes more volatile and thundercloud development is imminent.
One day there was lunch from ThunderCloud Subs, and there was a Plinko game another day that awarded visitors an opportunity to win great prizes and gift cards.
Thundercloud has pretty filigree foliage and lacey white flowers, tinged with pink.
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Thundercloud Galaxy: Rifts Dimension Book 14" is a source book for the Rifts pen and paper role-playing game system, focusing on the mysterious and enigmatic Thundercloud galaxy, as players and game masters are introduced to countless new races, creatures, and adventures with a focus on the truly bizarre and unknown that even our imaginations can't comprehend.