Définition storm | dictionnaire d’Anglais Cobuild pour apprenants

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storm  

  ( storms    plural & 3rd person present)   ( storming    present participle)   ( stormed    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A storm is very bad weather, with heavy rain, strong winds, and often thunder and lightning.  
...the violent storms which whipped America's East Coast.     
2       n-count   If something causes a storm, it causes an angry or excited reaction from a large number of people.  
oft N of n  
The photos caused a storm when they were first published..., ...the storm of publicity that Richard's book had generated.     
3       n-count   A stormof applause or other noise is a sudden loud amount of it made by an audience or other group of people in reaction to something.  
usu sing, usu N of n  
His speech was greeted with a storm of applause...     
4       verb   If you storminto or out of a place, you enter or leave it quickly and noisily, because you are angry.  
He stormed into an office, demanding to know where the head of department was.      V adv/prep  
5       verb   If a place that is being defended is stormed, a group of people attack it, usually in order to get inside it.  
Government buildings have been stormed and looted...      be V-ed  
The refugees decided to storm the embassy.      V n  
  storming      n-uncount   N of n  
...the storming of the Bastille.     
6   
    firestorm  
7    If someone or something takes a place by storm, they are extremely successful.  
take sth by storm      phrase   V inflects  
Kenya's long distance runners have taken the athletics world by storm.     
8    If someone weathers the storm, they succeed in reaching the end of a very difficult period without much harm or damage.  
weather the storm      phrase   V and N inflect  
He insists he will not resign and will weather the storm.     
9   
    a storm in a teacup  
    teacup  


dust storm        ( dust storms    plural  ) A dust storm is a storm in which strong winds carry a lot of dust.      n-count  
storm cloud        ( storm clouds    plural  ) , stormcloud  
1       n-count   Storm clouds are the dark clouds which are seen before a storm.  
usu pl  
2       n-count   You can use storm clouds to refer to a sign that something very unpleasant is going to happen.  
FORMAL   usu pl  
Over the past three weeks, the storm clouds have gathered again over the government.     
storm trooper        ( storm troopers    plural  ) , stormtrooper   Storm troopers were members of a private Nazi army who were well-known for being violent.      n-count  
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storm  


      n  
1    blast, blizzard, cyclone, gale, gust, hurricane, squall, tempest, tornado, whirlwind  
2      (figurative)   agitation, anger, clamour, commotion, disturbance, furore, hubbub, outbreak, outburst, outcry, passion, roar, row, rumpus, stir, strife, tumult, turmoil, violence  
      vb  
3    assail, assault, beset, charge, rush, take by storm  
      n  
4    assault, attack, blitz, blitzkrieg, offensive, onset, onslaught, rush  
      vb  
5    bluster, complain, fly off the handle     (informal)   fume, go ballistic     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   rage, rant, rave, scold, thunder, wig out     (slang)  
6    flounce, fly, rush, stalk, stamp, stomp     (informal)  

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lamb storm n.
light snowfall during spring
[UK]

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adj.
name given to the Great Lakes Storm of 1913

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