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hail·storm

 (hāl′stôrm′)
n.
A storm with hail.
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hailstorm

(ˈheɪlˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a storm during which hail falls
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hail•storm

(ˈheɪlˌstɔrm)

n.
a storm with hail.
[1675–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hailstorm - a storm during which hail falls
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
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Translations

hailstorm

[ˈheɪlstɔːm] Ngranizada f
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hailstorm

hail storm [ˈheɪlstɔːrm] naverse f de grêle
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hailstorm

[ˈheɪlˈstɔːm] ngrandinata
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References in classic literature ?
And many a one who hath come along as a destroyer, and as a hailstorm to all cornfields, wanted merely to put his foot into the jaws of the rabble, and thus stop their throat.
Dorothy thought it sounded like a sudden hailstorm, and the visitors, knowing that caution was no longer necessary, hurried forward to see what had happened.
Eugene Gaffer Harmon, and said he lived at Hailstorm,--as he passed through these curious vicissitudes of fatigue and slumber, arranged upon the scale of a dozen hours to the second, he became aware of answering aloud a communication of pressing importance that had never been made to him, and then turned it into a cough on beholding Mr Inspector.
A few days afterwards, the family were at dinner--baked shoulder of mutton, and potatoes under it--the child, who wasn't hungry, was playing about the room, when suddenly there was heard a devil of a noise, like a small hailstorm. "Don't do that, my boy," said the father.
skirts of the wood like a dark cloud before a hailstorm.''
Poor Bell, instead of being applauded, was pelted with a hailstorm of ridicule.
All the airships rolled and staggered, bursts of hailstorm bore them down and forced them to fight their way up again; the air had become bitterly cold.
Here was a matrimonial hailstorm pouring in the South of England, and I was invited, by a man with fever in every fold of his coat, to come out from the North of England and take my share of the pelting.
Six years ago, Michael Siciliano launched the patented Hailstorm Protector System, an inflatable canvas car cover that prevents damage by deflecting hailstones.
Residents in Toledo City, west Cebu were surprised after a hailstorm occurred in their place at past 1 p.m.
Guadalajara, Mexico's second-largest city, (https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1145657048643919872?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet) was covered in ice Sunday after experiencing a rare summer hailstorm.
The wind and hailstorm destroyed orchards, while power grid stations were tripped.