thunderhead

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thun·der·head

 (thŭn′dər-hĕd′)
n.
The swollen upper portion of a thundercloud, usually associated with the development of a thunderstorm.

thunderhead

(ˈθʌndəˌhɛd)
n
(Physical Geography) chiefly US and Canadian the anvil-shaped top of a cumulonimbus cloud

thun•der•head

(ˈθʌn dərˌhɛd)

n.
a cumulonimbus cloud.
[1850–55]
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Noun1.thunderhead - a rounded projecting mass of a cumulus cloud with shining edges; often appears before a thunderstorm
cumulus, cumulus cloud - a globular cloud
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thunderhead

n (esp US Met) → Kumulonimbusspitze f