Definitions for thundercloudˈθʌn dərˌklaʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

thun•der•cloudˈθʌn dərˌklaʊd(n.)

  1. Category: Meteorology

    Ref: cumulonimbus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cumulonimbus, cumulonimbus cloud, thundercloud(noun)

    a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms


  1. thundercloud(Noun)

    a large, dark cloud, usually a cumulonimbus, charged with electricity and producing thunder and lightning; a stormcloud

  2. thundercloud(Noun)

    something menacing and brooding

    As the ominous thunderclouds of war gather over the Middle East, countries like France and Russia have threatened to use their veto in the United Nations to thwart immediate U.S. military force against Iraq. -

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thundercloud(noun)

    a cloud charged with electricity, and producing lightning and thunder


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