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Thundering vs. Thunderstorm

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Thunderingverb

present participle of thunder

Thunderstormnoun

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.

Thunderingadjective

Of, pertaining to, or accompanied by thunder.

Thunderstormnoun

A storm accompanied with lightning and thunder.

Thunderingadjective

Producing a noise or effect like thunder; thunderous.

Thunderstormnoun

a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning

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Thunderingadjective

(colloquial) Very great; extraordinary.

Thunderstormnoun

a storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy rain or hail.

Thunderingnoun

A loud percussive sound, like thunder.

Thunderstorm

A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm or a lightning storm, is a storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere, known as thunder. Relatively weak thunderstorms are sometimes called thundershowers.

Thunderingnoun

(archaic) A thunderstorm.

Thunderingadjective

Emitting thunder.

‘Roll the thundering chariot o'er the ground.’;

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Thunderingadjective

Very great; - often adverbially.

Thunderingnoun

Thunder.

Thunderingadjective

sounding like thunder;

‘the thundering herd’;

Thunderingadjective

extraordinarily big or impressive;

‘a thundering success’; ‘the thundering silence of what was left unsaid’;

Thunderingadjective

making a resounding, loud, deep noise

‘thundering waterfalls’;

Thunderingadjective

extremely great, severe, or impressive

‘a thundering good read’; ‘a thundering bore’;

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