(redirected from Thunderstorms)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Copyright 1988-2018 AcronymFinder.com, All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
By twelve o'clock, with the sun pouring into the room, the heat became quite oppressive, and we wondered when those heavy showers and occasional thunderstorms were going to begin.
He had become enigmatical and touching, in virtue of that mysterious cause that had driven him through the night and through the thunderstorm to the shelter of the schooner's cuddy.
On reaching it for him, from a shelf, the man was about to pass a small joke as to taking the air in a thunderstorm, but, after looking at the face of his lodger, he only observed, just to say something--
The thunderstorm passed away; but the rain continued to fall heavily.
Sparsit put into another: the little station a desert speck in the thunderstorm.
'Which reminds me--' the White Queen said, looking down and nervously clasping and unclasping her hands, 'we had SUCH a thunderstorm last Tuesday--I mean one of the last set of Tuesdays, you know.'
Alice looked up, and there stood the Queen in front of them, with her arms folded, frowning like a thunderstorm.
The thunderstorm of war had now rolled southward, and did not again burst upon Massachusetts, where its first fury had been felt.
There was a thunderstorm some miles away: we could see the glimmer of the lightning.
But very wrongly, as I was soon to see; for I had not been half an hour at the inn (standing in the door most of the time, to ease my eyes from the peat smoke) when a thunderstorm came close by, the springs broke in a little hill on which the inn stood, and one end of the house became a running water.
When I was about fifteen years old we had retired to our house near Belrive, when we witnessed a most violent and terrible thunderstorm. It advanced from behind the mountains of Jura, and the thunder burst at once with frightful loudness from various quarters of the heavens.
For a time this little thunderstorm undoubtedly cleared the air.