electric storm


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electric storm

n
(Physical Geography) a violent atmospheric disturbance in which the air is highly charged with static electricity, causing a storm. Compare thunderstorm
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electric storm - a storm resulting from strong rising air currentselectric storm - 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

electric storm

ntempesta elettromagnetica
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One night there was a beautiful electric storm, though not enough rain fell to damage the cut grain.
55 and then just two more balls before the expected electric storm truly arrived, that ought to have been it for the day.
County Durham was one of the worst-hit areas, when skies darkened mid-morning and within minutes the heavens opened, resulting in a fierce electric storm.
There, they could try a few well-thought-out cocktails and shooters such as Bride of Frankenstein, the Brain Storm, the Spark of Life, the Hell-Raiser and the Electric Storm making sure that the horrific theme continues across the bar.
YOU'RE A BIG GIRL'S BLOUSE; Paul Collingwood lets Hayden know what he thought of his over-reaction; This terrific electric storm meant there was no result to last night's NatWest series showdown; STRIKE A LIGHT; VAUGHAN WARNING: Yesterday's Mirror Sport
After the previous evening's electric storm in the capital, which miraculously passed by The Oval, Surrey saw Mark Ramprakash duly reach his 67th first-class century.
An electric storm held up play for nearly three hours but there was no holding the American superstar when he got back into action.
A ferocious electric storm briefly threatened to wash out play.
But the ceremony almost turned to disaster when an electric storm cut all power to the tiny Majorcan village of Deia - and the priest called the ceremony off.
Stuart Munro's first match as boss of Australian side Carlton became a farce as an electric storm scared the players.
Colin Green was struck as he sheltered from an electric storm under a tree during a match at Kingsthorpe Golf Club, Northampton, on Sunday afternoon.
Their debut album, A Livingroom Hush (also on Ninja Tune) was like being drenched in an electric storm.