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Definition of Storm


  1. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence, often, a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail, whether accompanied with wind or not.
  2. A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; sedition, insurrection, or war; violent outbreak; clamor; tumult.
  3. A heavy shower or fall, any adverse outburst of tumultuous force; violence.
  4. A violent assault on a fortified place; a furious attempt of troops to enter and take a fortified place by scaling the walls, forcing the gates, or the like.
  5. To assault; to attack, and attempt to take, by scaling walls, forcing gates, breaches, or the like; as, to storm a fortified town.
  6. To raise a tempest.
  7. 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.
  8. To rage; to be in a violent passion; to fume.
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Storm Translations

storm in Danish is storm
storm in Dutch is storm
storm in German is Sturm
storm in Italian is tempesta, burrasca
storm in Latin is tempestas, procella
storm in Norwegian is storm
storm in Portuguese is tempestade
storm in Spanish is tempestad, tormenta