thunderstorm

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

thunder +‎ storm

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: thŭn'də(r)-stô(r)m', IPA(key): /ˈθʌn.də(r)ˌstɔː(r)m/, IPA(key): /ˈθʌn.ə(r)ˌstɔː(r)m/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)m
  • Hyphenation: thun‧der‧storm

Noun[edit]

thunderstorm ‎(plural thunderstorms)

  1. A storm consisting of thunder and lightning produced by a cumulonimbus, usually accompanied with heavy rain, wind, and sometimes hail; and in rarer cases sleet, freezing rain, or snow.

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