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/ˈTHəndərˌstôrm/,
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thunderstorms, plural;
  1. A storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy rain or hail


  1. a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning
  2. A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, a lightning storm, thundershower or simply a storm is a form of weather characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere known as thunder. ...
  3. Thunderstorm is the debut album by the speed metal band Iron Fire. The album was produced and mixed by Tommy Hansen and released in March 2000.
  4. Thunderstorm is a doom metal band from Bergamo, Italy. Formed in the early 1990's as a classic heavy metal band, with touches of a down tuned sound. During this early incarnation, they released two demos, Thunderstorm (1992) and Force of Evil (1994). ...
  5. Thunderstorm is a 1956 film directed by John Guillermin.
  6. A storm consisting of thunder and lightning produced by a cumulonimbus, usually accompanied with rain or hail. A more severe thunderstorm can cause mesocyclones
  7. (Thunderstorms) A transient, sometimes violent storm of thunder and lightning, often accompanied by rain and sometimes hail.
  8. (Thunderstorms) Can affect fish farms either through lightening strikes, or more commonly through sudden changes in air pressures which can reduce the amount of dissolved oxygen available in the water.
  9. (Thunderstorms) Their violence is equal to their complexity, often bringing periods of torrential rain or perhaps hail with damaging squally wind gusts in some cases. ...
  10. (Thunderstorms) were associated with the Thunderbirds, held by Native Americans to be a servant of the Great Spirit.
  11. Produced by a cumulonimbus cloud, it is a microscale event of relatively short duration characterized by thunder, lightning, gusty surface winds, turbulence, hail, icing, precipitation, moderate to extreme up and downdrafts, and under the most severe conditions, tornadoes.
  12. Sudden electrical discharge manifested by a flash of light and a sharp or rumbling sound. Thunderstorms are associated with convective clouds and are, more often, accompanied by precipitation in the form of rain showers, hail, occasionally snow, snow pellets, or ice pellets.
  13. An atmospheric process involving particularly vigorous convection of humid, warm air. Such air stores energy not just as heat but also through its humidity, and as it rises and gets rid of its water by producing rain, the latter form of energy gives it extra heating and helps it rise even higher ...
  14. is undoubtedly the most popular dramatic Chinese work of the period prior to the Japanese invasion of China in 1937. It was first published in the literary magazine, Four Months of Literature, which was founded in 1934 by Chinese intellectuals, Zheng Zhenduo and Jin Yi. ...
  15. Local storm resulting from warm humid air rising in an unstable environment. Air may start moving upward because of unequal surface heating, the lifting of warm air along a frontal zone, or diverging upper-level winds (these diverging winds draw air up beneath them). ...
  16. Localized storms that produce lightning and therefore thunder.
  17. A local and short-lived atmos-pheric disturbance accompanied by electrical phenomena and heavy showery precipitation, often by gusts of wind, and sometimes by hail. See also thermal-convection storm.
  18. n. A spectacular symphony of nature in which rolling thunder complements streaks of lightning against dark and majestic clouds, droplets pour forth to clean the air and make soft ripples in puddles, staining everything a deep and rich shade, the flowers come open and children dance, and ...
  19. (2h)[1] make antisymmetric zig-zags in the air. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - thunderstorm.
  20. A chance to see how many family members can fit into one bed.
  21. a usually brief, heavy storm that consists of rain, strong winds, lightning, and thunder
  22. Severe weather that results from cold air flowing under a warm, humid air mass over the land.