Storm Storm, v. i. [Cf. AS. styrman.] 1. To raise a tempest. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To blow with violence; also, to rain, hail, snow, or the like, usually in a violent manner, or with high wind; -- used impersonally; as, it storms. [1913 Webster]

3. To rage; to be in a violent passion; to fume. [1913 Webster]

The master storms, the lady scolds. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Storm — Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Storm — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Andreas Storm (* 1964), deutscher Politiker (CDU) Edvard Storm (1749–1794), norwegischer Lyriker Emy Storm (* 1925), schwedische Schauspielerin Frederik Storm (* 1989), dänischer Eishockeyspieler Friedrich …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • storm — (n.) O.E. storm, from P.Gmc. *sturmaz (Cf. O.N. stormr, O.S., M.L.G., M.Du., Du. storm, O.H.G., Ger. sturm). O.Fr. estour onset, tumult, It. stormo are Gmc. loan words. Fig. (non meteorological) sense was in late O.E. The verb in the sense of to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • storm — ► NOUN 1) a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow. 2) an uproar or controversy: the book caused a storm in America. 3) a violent or noisy outburst of a specified feeling or reaction …   English terms dictionary

  • storm — [stôrm] n. [ME < OE, akin to Ger sturm < IE base * (s)twer , to whirl, move or turn quickly > STIR1, L turbare, to agitate] 1. an atmospheric disturbance characterized by a strong wind, usually accompanied by rain, snow, sleet, or hail,… …   English World dictionary

  • storm — [n1] strong weather blast, blizzard, blow, cloudburst, cyclone, disturbance, downpour, gale, gust, hurricane, monsoon, precip*, precipitation, raining cats and dogs*, snowstorm, squall, tempest, tornado, twister, whirlwind, windstorm; concept 526 …   New thesaurus

  • Storm — Storm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stormed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Storming}.] (Mil.) To assault; to attack, and attempt to take, by scaling walls, forcing gates, breaches, or the like; as, to storm a fortified town. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Storm — m, f English: apparently a 20th century coinage, although it may have been in use slightly earlier. The name is presumably derived from the climatic phenomenon, although it is hard to see why it should be chosen. It derives perhaps from the… …   First names dictionary

  • storm — sb., en, e, ene; stormen pisker havet op; ride stormen af; tage publikum med storm …   Dansk ordbog

  • Storm — Storm, 1) Edward, geb. 1747 zu Vage in Guldbraudsdaalen; starb 1794 (nach And. 1792) in Kopenhagen; er schr.: Brager (ein Epos), Kopenhagen 1774; Fabeln, Balladen u. Erzählungen, ebd. 1782; Gesammelte Gedichte, ebd. 1785. 2) Theodor, geb. im… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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