thunderstorm

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thun·der·storm

 (thŭn′dər-stôrm′)
n.
A transient, sometimes violent storm of thunder and lightning, often accompanied by rain and sometimes hail.

thunderstorm

(ˈθʌndəˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a storm caused by strong rising air currents and characterized by thunder and lightning and usually heavy rain or hail

thun•der•storm

(ˈθʌn dərˌstɔrm)

n.
a transient storm of lightning and thunder, usu. with rain and gusty winds.
[1645–55]

thun·der·storm

(thŭn′dər-stôrm′)
A storm of heavy rain accompanied by lightning and thunder and sometimes hail.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thunderstorm - a storm resulting from strong rising air currentsthunderstorm - a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
Translations
bouřka
tordenvejr
ukkosmyrsky
oluja s grmljavinom
zivatar
雷雨
뇌우
åskväder
พายุฝนฟ้าคะนอง
bão có sấm sét và mưa to

thunderstorm

[ˈθʌndəstɔːm] Ntormenta f

thunderstorm

[ˈθʌndərstɔːrm] norage m

thunderstorm

[ˈθʌndəˌstɔːm] ntemporale m

thunderstorm

عَاصِفَةٌ رَعْدِيَّة bouřka tordenvejr Gewitter ηλεκτρική καταιγίδα tormenta eléctrica ukkosmyrsky orage oluja s grmljavinom temporale 雷雨 뇌우 onweer tordenvær burza temporal com trovões, trovoada гроза åskväder พายุฝนฟ้าคะนอง gök gürültülü fırtına bão có sấm sét và mưa to 雷暴
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