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Noun: storm  storm
  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
    "the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away";
    - tempest
  3. A direct and violent assault on a stronghold
Verb: storm  storm
  1. Behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
    - ramp, rage
  2. Take by force
    "Storm the fort";
    - force
  3. Rain, hail, or snow hard and be very windy, often with thunder or lightning
    "If it storms, we'll need shelter"
  4. Blow hard
    "It was storming all night"
  5. Attack by storm; attack suddenly
    - surprise

Derived forms: storming, stormed, storms

Type of: act, assail, assault, atmospheric phenomenon, attack, behave, blow, carry-on [Brit, informal], commotion, disruption, disturbance, do, flutter, hoo-ha [informal], hoo-hah [informal], hurly burly, kerfuffle [Brit, informal], penetrate, perforate, song and dance [Brit, informal], to-do [informal]

Part of: Beaufort scale, wind scale

Encyclopedia: Storm, Michael