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A loud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to the expansion of rapidly heated air,
  1. Thunder sounds
    • - it began to thunder
  2. Make a loud, deep resounding noise
    • - the motorcycle thundered into life
    • - the train thundered through the night
  3. Strike powerfully
    • - McGwire thundered that one out of the stadium
  4. Speak loudly and forcefully or angrily, esp. to denounce or criticize
    • - he thundered against the evils of the age
    • - “Sit down!” thundered Morse with immense authority
  1. A loud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to the expansion of rapidly heated air

  2. A resounding loud deep noise
    • - you can hear the thunder of the falls in the distance
  3. Used in similes and comparisons to refer to an angry facial expression or tone of voice
    • - “I am Brother Joachim,” he announced in a voice like thunder
  4. Used to express anger, annoyance, or incredulity
    • - none of this did the remotest good, but, by thunder, it kept the union activists feeling good

  1. boom: a deep prolonged loud noise
  2. move fast, noisily, and heavily; "The bus thundered down the road"
  3. a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning
  4. utter words loudly and forcefully; "`Get out of here,' he roared"
  5. be the case that thunder is being heard; "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed"
  6. big H: street names for heroin
  7. Thunder is the sound made by lightning. Depending on the nature of the lightning and distance of the listener, thunder can range from a sharp, loud crack to a long, low rumble (brontide). ...
  8. Thunder is the first solo album by British guitarist Andy Taylor, released in 1987.
  9. Thunder is a free screen reader for blind and visually impaired computer users. It can be used on the Windows operating system.
  10. Thunder were an English hard rock band, who originally formed in 1989 when the band Terraplane broke up, leaving lead singer Danny Bowes and guitarist/main songwriter Luke Morley to form a new group, namely Thunder. ...
  11. "Thunder" is the third single taken from Boys Like Girls' eponymous debut album''.
  12. Thunder is a fictional character, a comic book superheroine created by Jerry Ordway & Mike Manley and appearing in DC Comics. An associate of the Marvel Family of superheroes, Thunder (the alter ego of CeCe Beck, or simply "Beck"), is a far-future recipient of the power of Shazam. ...
  13. The sound caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge; A sound resembling thunder; A deep, rumbling noise; To make a noise like thunder; To talk with a loud, threatening voice; To say (something) with a loud, threatening voice; To produce something with incredible power
  14. (THUNDERS(INGS)) Controversies or declarations and sometimes literal when used as a simile.
  15. To dream of hearing thunder, foretells you will soon be threatened with reverses in your business. To be in a thunder shower, denotes trouble and grief are close to you. To hear the terrific peals of thunder, which make the earth quake, portends great loss and disappointment.
  16. This is a signal that the world is coming to an end. Humans remain amazingly calm during thunderstorms, so it is necessary to warn them of the danger by trembling uncontrollably, panting, rolling your eyes wildly, and following at their heels.
  17. The sound emitted by rapidly expanding gases along the channel of a lightning discharge. Over three-quarters of lightning's electrical discharge is used in heating the gases in the atmosphere in and immediately around the visible channel. ...
  18. The sound caused by a lightning stroke as it heats the air and causes it to rapidly expand.
  19. The sound that follows a flash of lightning and is caused by sudden expansion of the air in the path of the electrical discharge.
  20. The audible shockwave caused by the thermal expansion of air as lightning discharges through it.
  21. Sound accompanying lightning; produced by violent expansion of air due to intense heating by a lightning discharge.
  22. Skies will be overcast or partly cloudy with the sound of thunder detected, but no precipitation observed.
  23. Sometimes called the voice of God, as used frequently in the Old Testament and the Apocalypse. With the Romans it was popularly considered a manifestation of Jupiter Tonans — hence the name thundering Jupiter. ...
  24. Often referred to in Scripture (Job 40:9; Psa 77:18; Psa 104:7). James and John were called by our Lord "sons of thunder" (Mar 3:17). In Job 39:19, instead of "thunder," as in the Authorized Version, the Revised Version translates ( ra'amah ) by "quivering main" (marg., "shaking"). ...
  25. sound waves created by the sudden increase in temperature in the air surrounding lightning