Definition of thunderstorm in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈTHəndərˌstôrm/


A storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy rain or hail.
Example sentences
  • Tornadic thunderstorms can also produce waterspouts and downbursts.
  • The most significant features of the wet season are thunderstorms, tropical cyclones and rain depressions.
  • The start of the tie had been delayed after Friday's schedule was washed out with hours of rain, thunderstorms and lightning.

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Syllabification: thun·der·storm

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