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Storm

Meanings and phrases

storm

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n.
  1. a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning; violent storm
  2. a violent commotion or disturbance; tempest
  3. a direct and violent assault on a stronghold

storm

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v.
  1. behave violently, as if in state of a great anger; ramp; rage
  2. take by force; force
  3. rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning
  4. blow hard
  5. attack by storm; attack suddenly; surprise

Operation Desert Storm

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n.
  1. the United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours (1991)

Storm Troops

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n.
  1. Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943; SA; Sturmabteilung

debris storm

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n.
  1. the sudden spread of dust and debris from a collapsing building; debris surge

dust storm

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n.
  1. a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand; duster; sandstorm; sirocco
E.g.
  • The company also claimed that the dust storm was an isolated incident.
  • In a major dust storm, dunes may move tens of metres through such sheet flows.
  • Preparing to go home the following morning she is once again caught up in the dust storm.

electric storm

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n.
  1. a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning; thunderstorm; electrical storm

electrical storm

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n.
  1. a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning; thunderstorm; electric storm

equinoctial storm

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n.
  1. a violent rainstorm near the time of an equinox; line storm

ice storm

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n.
  1. a storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice; silver storm
E.g.
  • Further east, a severe ice storm took place.
  • The same ice storm brought down WAND's tower, which was designed similarly to WJJY's tower.
  • An ice storm that struck the state on New Year's Day and cut off electricity to 370,000 customers.<br> 7.

line storm

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n.
  1. a violent rainstorm near the time of an equinox; equinoctial storm

magnetic storm

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n.
  1. a sudden disturbance of the earth's magnetic field; caused by emission of particles from the sun
n.
  1. sooty black petrel with white markings; of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; stormy petrel; Hydrobates pelagicus

silver storm

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n.
  1. a storm with freezing rain that leaves everything glazed with ice; ice storm

storm cellar

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n.
  1. an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes; cyclone cellar; tornado cellar

storm center

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n.
  1. a center of trouble or disturbance; storm centre
  2. the central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm; storm centre

storm centre

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n.
  1. a center of trouble or disturbance; storm center
  2. the central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm; storm center

storm cloud

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n.
  1. a heavy dark cloud presaging rain or a storm

storm cone

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n.
  1. a canvas cone hoisted to warn of high winds

storm door

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n.
  1. an extra outer door for protection against severe weather or winter

storm lamp

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n.
  1. an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney; hurricane lamp; hurricane lantern; tornado lantern; storm lantern

storm lantern

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n.
  1. an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney; hurricane lamp; hurricane lantern; tornado lantern; storm lamp

storm petrel

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n.
  1. any of various small petrels having dark plumage with paler underparts
E.g.
  • It is an important nesting site for white-faced storm petrel and band-rumped storm petrel.
  • Other birds include, ruddy turnstone, eastern curlew, whimbrel, bar-tailed godwit, red-necked stint, Arctic jaeger, Caspian tern, common tern, white-fronted tern, white-faced storm petrel, eastern reef egret, little penguin, black cormorant, little black cormorant, white-breasted sea eagle, whistling kite and little tern.

storm sash

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n.
  1. a window outside an ordinary window to protect against severe weather or winter; storm window

storm signal

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n.
  1. a signal announcing the approach of a storm (particularly a storm of marked violence)

storm trooper

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n.
  1. a member of the Nazi SA

storm window

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n.
  1. a window outside an ordinary window to protect against severe weather or winter; storm sash

violent storm

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n.
  1. a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning; storm
E.g.
  • It was considered the "most violent storm" in Martinique in 20 years.
  • The whole fleet left on 21 December 1619, and ran into a violent storm on 3 January 1620.
  • The remains were discovered accidentally when a violent storm uncovered part of a funerary tophet.

tropical storm

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E.g.
  • However, JTWC still considered Parma as a tropical storm.
  • A minimal tropical storm made landfall near Destin in July.
  • Later that day, the JTWC upgraded Saola to a tropical storm.

storm surge

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E.g.
  • A storm surge of 2.71 m (8.89 ft) was recorded.
  • A storm surge in 1825 destroyed the building.
  • A storm surge was reported in Hancock County on August 28.

during the storm

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E.g.
  • She broke in two and sank during the storm.
  • Many schools and businesses were closed during the storm.
  • In Kunigami, of rain fell during the storm.

during a storm

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E.g.
  • Then, during a storm, the camp catches fire.
  • The Lake Shawnee dam was damaged during a storm in March 2010.
  • In the opening of season two, Maeve is swept away during a storm.

storm caused

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E.g.
  • The storm caused flooding along some streets in Annapolis.
  • On October 5, a tropical storm caused flooding in Saint Lucia.
  • In Florida, the storm caused eight fatalities and 43 injuries.

winter storm

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E.g.
  • The practice of winter storm naming remains controversial in the United States.
  • On February 13, 1926, the wharf was destroyed by heavy surf during a winter storm.
  • As they ride, a winter storm begins, and soon the road becomes covered with heavy, thick snow.

storm warning

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E.g.
  • Early on the following day, the tropical storm warning was discontinued.
  • The watch was upgraded to a tropical storm warning at 0900 UTC on September 8.
  • On August 1, officials in Puerto Rico issued a tropical storm warning for the island.

storm moved

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E.g.
  • Originally, the storm moved slowly towards the west.
  • The storm moved northwestward for its entire duration.
  • The storm moved northeastward and later curved to the east-northeast.

named storm

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E.g.
  • The first named storm, Hurricane Alicia, formed on August 15.
  • However, the first named storm was Cyclone Amara in December.
  • Wind radii data from every named storm since 1988 was studied.
E.g.
  • On September 5, JMA upgraded Dujuan into a severe tropical storm.
  • On January 24, the cyclone weakened into a severe tropical storm.
  • Later on May 4, Chan-hom strengthened into a severe tropical storm.

storm status

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E.g.
  • The depression was never forecast to attain tropical storm status.
  • The depression attained tropical storm status within six hours of developing.
  • Item lost tropical storm status on October 16 as it drifted to the northwest.

storm water

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E.g.
  • The municipality maintained a total of of storm water drains in 2011.
  • It impounds the Ottauquechee River for flood control and storm water management.
  • It impounds Vermont's West River for flood control and seasonal storm water management.
E.g.
  • The depression was never forecast to attain tropical storm status.
  • The depression attained tropical storm status within six hours of developing.
  • Item lost tropical storm status on October 16 as it drifted to the northwest.
E.g.
  • Early on the following day, the tropical storm warning was discontinued.
  • The watch was upgraded to a tropical storm warning at 0900 UTC on September 8.
  • On August 1, officials in Puerto Rico issued a tropical storm warning for the island.

severe storm

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E.g.
  • Two days out, a severe storm arose imperiling the ship.
  • In October 1944, a severe storm in the English channel broached the ship on the beach, "breaking her back."
  • The letter concludes: Soon after the ship set sail from Nantes, a severe storm drove the vessel back ashore.

storm made

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E.g.
  • Overall, the storm made six separate landfalls.
  • A sudden rain storm made the ink run on Vinny's notes.
  • A minimal tropical storm made landfall near Destin in July.

storm damage

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E.g.
  • Then yet more early storm damage curtailed training of the crew.
  • They also knew infections happened within 48 hours of storm damage.
  • Reinforcement works were undertaken in the 1980s following storm damage.

storm passed

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E.g.
  • Meanwhile, the storm passed north of New Caledonia.
  • On August 5, the storm passed south of Jamaica.
  • A lighter storm passed over the farm on Friday.

storm made landfall

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E.g.
  • A minimal tropical storm made landfall near Destin in July.
  • Isolated tornadoes were possible as the storm made landfall.
  • As the storm made landfall, it caused a high storm surge at the Ganges Delta.

storm began

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E.g.
  • As a storm began to rage, Maurice's stripes were gradually washed off.
  • While moving to the northwest, the storm began to quickly intensify the next day.
  • Later that day, an eye developed and the storm began to accelerate to the northeast.

storm surges

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E.g.
  • This makes infrastructure long the coast more vulnerable to damage, especially during storm surges.
  • The effects of occasional storm surges and tsunami are amplified by the funneling nature of the cove.
  • Afterwards, the national government undertook a rehabilitation of the Baywalk after it was destroyed by storm surges.

storm produced

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E.g.
  • On Sable Island, the storm produced heavy winds and rain.
  • This storm produced strong winds which exceeded 187 km/hr.
  • The storm produced of precipitation in western North Carolina.

storm intensity

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E.g.
  • At this time, the system weakened below tropical storm intensity.
  • Aside from Chris, Florence, and Gordon, none of the storms exceeded tropical storm intensity.
  • As a result, Leslie slowly began to weaken and fell to tropical storm intensity by early on September 8.

storm watch

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E.g.
  • At 0300 UTC on August 3, a tropical storm watch was issued for Grenada.
  • The tropical storm watch for Grenada was canceled at 1200 UTC on August 3.
  • At 2100 UTC on September 6, a tropical storm watch was issued for Bermuda.

cyclonic storm

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E.g.
  • On November 12, it further intensified into a severe cyclonic storm.
  • A day later, the depression became the first cyclonic storm of the season, and was named "Murjan".
  • The following day, the BOB 07 strengthened further into a cyclonic storm, and the IMD assigned it the name "Lehar".

tropical storm watch

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E.g.
  • At 0300 UTC on August 3, a tropical storm watch was issued for Grenada.
  • The tropical storm watch for Grenada was canceled at 1200 UTC on August 3.
  • At 2100 UTC on September 6, a tropical storm watch was issued for Bermuda.

storm force

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E.g.
  • Nonetheless, the storm produced tropical storm force winds on a few islands.
  • The Maypole was snapped off at ground level by storm force winds on Monday 9 November 2015.
  • This was further raised to TCCR 1-C (caution) as tropical storm force winds began impacting the island.

storm weakened

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E.g.
  • The storm weakened over land and dissipated late on August 28 over eastern Kentucky.
  • The storm weakened somewhat due to land interaction, but briefly re-intensified after moving away from land.
  • The storm weakened to a tropical depression on August 4, and dissipated as it approached the Cuban coast on August 5.
E.g.
  • At this time, the system weakened below tropical storm intensity.
  • Aside from Chris, Florence, and Gordon, none of the storms exceeded tropical storm intensity.
  • As a result, Leslie slowly began to weaken and fell to tropical storm intensity by early on September 8.

snow storm

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E.g.
  • Four days later, a snow storm blanketed the set, for real.
  • Further climbing activities were delayed because of a snow storm.
  • A snow storm developed in the Utah Valley the morning of February 13.

storm system

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E.g.
  • The residents of Yilan, Hualien, and Taitung were asked to stay alert regarding the storm system.
  • Located approximately south-southwest of Taipei, the storm system was drifting west-southwestward at nearly .
  • On June 10, 2013, a tornado hit the Locust Point area as a part of a severe storm system sprawling across the East Coast.

storm continued

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E.g.
  • The storm continued to weakening due to strong wind shear.
  • The storm continued to the north before crossing Sakhalin.
  • The storm continued rapidly northeastward, reaching peak winds of 70 mph (110 km/h).

storm strength

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  • Tropical disturbances are named upon reaching moderate tropical storm strength.
  • A tropical disturbance is named when it reaches moderate tropical storm strength.
  • Due to the storm's small size, it quickly weakened to tropical storm strength later that day.

storm warnings

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E.g.
  • The remaining tropical storm warnings were lifted three hours later.
  • Twenty northern provinces had been placed under storm warnings before the storm hit.
  • Additionally, storm warnings were posted in the Florida Keys, southern mainland Florida, as well as the Bahamas.

storm brought

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E.g.
  • In New Caledonia, the storm brought flooding and landslides.
  • In Newfoundland, the storm brought rainfall up to in many areas.
  • The remnants of the storm brought strong winds to Atlantic Canada.
E.g.
  • Tropical disturbances are named upon reaching moderate tropical storm strength.
  • A tropical disturbance is named when it reaches moderate tropical storm strength.
  • Due to the storm's small size, it quickly weakened to tropical storm strength later that day.

storm off

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E.g.
  • She was lost with all hands in a storm off Newfoundland in October.
  • His ships next sustained more damage in a storm off the coast of Cuba.
  • In 1941, the appropriately named "Scirocco" foundered in a storm off Cape Spartivento.

before the storm

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E.g.
  • Twenty northern provinces had been placed under storm warnings before the storm hit.
  • About 100,000 troops were put on standby before the storm struck to assist in its aftermath.
  • A pearling fleet, based at Thursday Island, Queensland, anchored in or near the bay before the storm.

storm struck

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E.g.
  • A storm struck them when they were near Galveston Island, Texas.
  • After becoming extratropical, the remnants of this storm struck Newfoundland.
  • Early on February 3, the storm struck Cape Sable, Florida and quickly crossed the state.

storm hit

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E.g.
  • A 1929 storm hit the lighthouse with 78 mph winds.
  • Twenty northern provinces had been placed under storm warnings before the storm hit.
  • Portions of Metro Manila damaged by Typhoon Pedring in 2011 were under repair when the storm hit.

storm petrels

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E.g.
  • A pair of peregrine falcons breed on the island; their main food consists of young white-faced storm petrels.
  • Many marine birds call the bank home including gannets, shearwaters, storm petrels, fulmars, puffins and razorbills.
  • Colony nesting seabirds, such as alcids, storm petrels, cormorants, northern gannets ("Morus bassanus"), terns and gulls, may be especially vulnerable to predation.

storm reached

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E.g.
  • Across Shandong Province, rainfall from the storm reached .
  • Total losses from the storm reached 192 million pesos ($14.6 million USD).
  • Early on the following day, the storm reached its minimum barometric pressure of .

storm turned

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E.g.
  • The storm turned southward through the country, emerging over water on March 26.
  • However, in response to an approaching trough, the storm turned towards the north.
  • The storm turned to the north on September 7 and passed about east of Bermuda on September 8.
E.g.
  • This combined with an approaching cold front to produce a powerful extratropical storm.
  • The remnants of Iris turned to the east, moving in tandem with an extratropical storm to its north.
  • A cold front stalled north of the Virgin Islands on November 23, spawning an extratropical storm the next day.

tropical storm force

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E.g.
  • Nonetheless, the storm produced tropical storm force winds on a few islands.
  • This was further raised to TCCR 1-C (caution) as tropical storm force winds began impacting the island.
  • In the Florida Keys, Ernesto produced tropical storm force wind gusts and light rainfall, causing minor flooding.

heavy storm

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E.g.
  • Because of a heavy storm the ship sheltered in Harlingen.
  • The plane crashed due to a lightning strike during a heavy storm.
  • As she entered the Bay of Biscay, the Erika ran into a heavy storm.

first storm

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E.g.
  • It became the first storm to impact the Horn of Africa since Bandu in 2010.
  • The first storm of the season formed on June 30 near the western tip of Cuba.
  • The first storm, Hurricane One, developed north of the Lesser Antilles on August 21.

storm damaged

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E.g.
  • In 1987, a storm damaged many of the trees in the wood.
  • In February 1956, it was forced off the air when a storm damaged its transmitter tower.
  • The storm damaged around 40,000 homes and destroyed 1,500; 40% of the rice crop were also lost.

storm dropped

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E.g.
  • The storm dropped heavy precipitation in and around Belize.
  • The storm dropped heavy rainfall while crossing the Lesser Antilles.
  • The storm dropped heavy rainfall, peaking at 10.29 inches (261 mm) in Little Falls.

storm force winds

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E.g.
  • Nonetheless, the storm produced tropical storm force winds on a few islands.
  • The Maypole was snapped off at ground level by storm force winds on Monday 9 November 2015.
  • This was further raised to TCCR 1-C (caution) as tropical storm force winds began impacting the island.

storm destroyed

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E.g.
  • As the church was being built, a storm destroyed the entire structure.
  • Throughout the country, the storm destroyed 186 homes and left 700 people homeless.
  • The storm destroyed 500 classrooms, 35 government buildings, and 7 health facilities.
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