Thundershower
Thundershower Thun"der*show`er, n. A shower accompanied with lightning and thunder. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • thundershower — [thun′dər shou΄ər] n. a shower accompanied by thunder and lightning …   English World dictionary

  • thundershower — noun A short thunderstorm commonly accompanied by heavy rain. The thundershower poured down on us as we ran home, but shortly returned to a drizzle after several minutes …   Wiktionary

  • thundershower — noun Date: 1697 a shower accompanied by lightning and thunder …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thundershower — /thun deuhr show euhr/, n. a shower accompanied by thunder and lightning. [1690 1700; THUNDER + SHOWER] * * * …   Universalium

  • thundershower — n. rain accompanied by thunder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thundershower — thun•der•show•er [[t]ˈθʌn dərˌʃaʊ ər[/t]] n. mer a shower accompanied by thunder and lightning • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • thundershower — /ˈθʌndəʃaʊə/ (say thunduhshowuh) noun a shower accompanied by thunder and lightning, or a short heavy shower from a thundercloud …   Australian English dictionary

  • thundershower — noun a short rainstorm accompanied by thunder and lightning • Hypernyms: ↑rainstorm * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a shower accompanied by lightning and thunder * * * /thun deuhr show euhr/, n. a shower accompanied by thunder and lightning. [1690… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rain — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. shower, precipitation, rainstorm, downpour. v. shower, pour, drizzle; bestow, lavish, shower upon. See water. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Water falling in drops] Syn. drizzle, mist, sprinkle, sprinkling,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Rhineura Floridana — Thunderworm Thun der*worm , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small, footless, burrowing, snakelike lizard ({Rhineura Floridana}) allied to Amphisb[ae]na, native of Florida; so called because it leaves its burrows after a thundershower. [1913 Webster] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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