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storm US English

A violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow

storm US Thesaurus

the coast was battered by a storm

T-storm US English

Short for thunderstorm.

ice storm US English

A storm of freezing rain that leaves a coating of ice

storm jib US English

A small heavy jib for use in a high wind

dust storm US English

A strong, turbulent wind that carries clouds of fine dust, soil, and sand over a large area

storm beach US English

An expanse of sand or gravel thrown up on the coast by storms

storm cloud US English

A heavy, dark rain cloud

storm cone US English

(In the UK) a black conical object hoisted by coastguards as a gale warning, the number and arrangement of cones giving information about wind direction and strength

storm cuff US English

A tight-fitting inner cuff, typically an elasticized one, that prevents rain or wind from getting inside a coat

storm door US English

An additional outer door for protection in bad weather or winter

storm drain US English

Another term for storm sewer.

storm flap US English

A piece of material designed to protect an opening or fastener on a tent or coat from the effects of rain

storm glass US English

A sealed tube containing a solution whose clarity is thought to change when storms approach

storm sail US English

A sail used in stormy weather, of smaller size and stronger material than the corresponding one used in ordinary weather

storm sewer US English

A sewer built to carry away excess water in times of heavy rain

storm surge US English

A rising of the sea as a result of atmospheric pressure changes and wind associated with a storm

storm water US English

Surface water in abnormal quantity resulting from heavy falls of rain or snow

perfect storm US English

A particularly violent storm arising from a rare combination of adverse meteorological factors

storm center US English

The point to which the wind blows spirally inward in a cyclonic storm

storm collar US English

A high coat collar that can be turned up and fastened

storm lantern US English

A hurricane lamp

storm petrel US English

A small seabird of the open ocean, typically having blackish plumage and a white rump, and formerly believed to be a harbinger of bad weather

storm signal US English

A lamp, flag, or other device used to give a visible warning of an approaching storm

storm-tossed US English

Exposed to or characterized by strong winds and rain

storm troops US English

another term for shock troops.

storm window US English

A window fixed outside a normal window for protection and insulation in bad weather or winter

violent storm US English

A wind of force 11 on the Beaufort scale (56-63 knots or 64-72 mph)

magnetic storm US English

A disturbance of the magnetic field of the earth (or other celestial body)

tropical storm US English

A localized, very intense low-pressure wind system, forming over tropical oceans and with winds of hurricane force

electrical storm US English

A thunderstorm or other violent disturbance of the electrical condition of the atmosphere

—— up a storm US English

Perform the specified action with great enthusiasm and energy

go down a storm US English

Be enthusiastically received by an audience

any port in a storm US English

In adverse circumstances one welcomes any source of relief or escape

the eye of the storm US English

The calm region at the center of a storm

take something by storm US English

(Of troops) capture a place by a sudden and violent attack

the calm before the storm US English

A period of unusual tranquility or stability that seems likely to presage difficult times

ride something out US English

Come safely through something, especially a storm or a period of danger or difficulty

storm clouds in storm cloud US English

Used in reference to a threatening or ominous state of affairs

—— up a storm in storm US English

Perform the specified action with great enthusiasm and energy

ride something out in ride US English

Come safely through something, especially a storm or a period of danger or difficulty

shitstorm US English

A situation marked by violent controversy

storm system in storm US English

An intense low-pressure weather system; a cyclone

stormbound US English

Prevented by storms from starting or continuing a journey

Storm Troops in storm troops US English

The Nazi political militia

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