thunderstorm

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From thunder +‎ storm.

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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.
    Synonym: (abbreviation) t-storm

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