thunder

  1. a deep prolonged loud noise
  2. a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

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Thunder

Thunder is the sound caused by lightning. Depending on the distance and nature of the lightning, thunder can range from a sharp, loud crack to a long, low rumble (brontide). The sudden increase in pressure and temperature from lightning produces rapid expansion of the air surrounding and within a bolt of lightning. In turn, this expansion of air c...
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• (n.) An alarming or statrling threat or denunciation. • (v. t.) To emit with noise and terror; to utter vehemently; to publish, as a threat or denunciation. • (n.) Any loud noise; as, the thunder of cannon. • (n.) To utter violent denunciation. • (n.) To produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmosp...
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1. To produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric electricity; often used impersonally; as, it thundered continuously. 'Canst thou thunder with a voice like him?' (Job xl. 9) ... 2. To make a loud noise; especially. A heavy sound, of some continuance. 'His dreadful voice no more Would thunder in my ears.' (Milton) ... ...
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[Boys Like Girls song] `Thunder` is the third single taken from Boys Like Girls` eponymous debut album``. This song was released as an acoustic version first, before it appeared on the band`s first album, and over 2 years before the song`s official single release. It impacted to radio on May 6, 2008. The band first posted the radio remix of...
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[CeCe Beck] ==Fictional character biography== Thunder is the super-powered alter-ego of a young girl from the planet Binderaan, circa 9,000 A.D. (when she finds herself in the 30th century, she exclaims that she`s 6,000 years in the past). The power of Shazam is bestowed upon Thunder not by the wizard Shazam himself, but his successor Capta...
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[East 17 song] `Thunder` is a 1994 song recorded by English boy band East 17. It was the first single from the album Up All Night. It achieved success in many countries, including Norway, Belgium (Wallonia), UK, Germany, Switzerland and Ireland where it was a top ten hit. ==Track listings== * Contains `Let It Rain`, `Stay Another Day`, `Hou...
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[luchador] Thunder (date of birth unrevealed) is a Australian masked professional wrestler (referred to as a luchador enmascarado in Mexico) currently working for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) portraying a rudo (`Bad guy`) wrestling character. Thunder`s real name is not a matter of public...
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[mascot] Thunder is the stage name for the horse who is the live animal mascot for the Denver Broncos. Three purebred Arabians have held this name, all gray horses whose coat has lightened to be completely white. The most recent, `Thunder III`, appeared at Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014. The first Thunder was a stallion whose registered name was...
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Thun'der intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Thundered ; present participle & verbal noun Thundering .] [ Anglo-Saxon þunrian . See Thunder , noun ] 1. To produce thunder; ...
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Thun'der noun [ Middle English þunder , þonder , þoner , Anglo-Saxon þunor ; akin to þunian to stretch, to thunder, Dutch donder thunder, German donner , Old High German donar , Icelandic þōrr ...
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Thun'der transitive verb To emit with noise and terror; to utter vehemently; to publish, as a threat or denunciation. « Oracles severe Were daily thundered in our general's ear.» Dryden. « An archdeacon, as being a prelate, may thunder out an ecclesiastical cens...
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Thunder

Series of tracked self-propelled guns [IR]
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sound caused by a lightning discharge. Lightning heats the air in its path and causes a large over-pressure of the air within its channel. The ... [4 related articles]
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Sound created when lightning causes the rapid expansion of atmospheric gases along its strike path.
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Thunder

The sound caused by a lightning stroke as it heats the air and causes it to rapidly expand.
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Thunder

The sound caused by a lightning stroke as it heats the air and causes it to rapidly expand.
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thunder

The sound caused by a lightning stroke as it heats the air and causes it to rapidly expand.
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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 imsfimagestely around the visible channel. Temperatures can rise to over 10,000 degrees Celsius in microseconds, resulting in a violent pressure wave, ...
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The sound emitted by rapidly expanding gases along the channel of a lightning discharge. Over three-
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The sound emitted from a lightning channel during a lightning discharge caused by rapidly expanding gases. The sound can have a number of different characters: roll, rumble, crack, crash, series of short bursts.
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thunder

The sound produced by a stroke of lightning as it rapidly heats the air surrounding the bolt.
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Thunder

The sound produced by lightning discharges.
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Thunder is a loud noise which accompanies lightning, but appears to follow it due to the difference at which sound and light travel. Thunder is the noise which occurs due to the disruption of the air by the electrical discharge (lightning), which at five times the heat of the sun actually causes the air to explode.
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thunder, sound produced along a path of a lightning flash, caused by the rapid heating and expansion of the adjacent air. Rolling thunder occurs either as a result of the time difference between sounds from the far and near end of a flash, or when mountains, layers of air, or other obstructions caus...
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