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Definition of Thunder


  1. The sound which follows a flash of lightning; the report of a discharge of atmospheric electricity.
  2. The discharge of electricity; a thunderbolt.
  3. Any loud noise; as, the thunder of cannon.
  4. An alarming or statrling threat or denunciation.
  5. To produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric electricity; -- often used impersonally; as, it thundered continuously.
  6. Fig.: To make a loud noise; esp. a heavy sound, of some continuance.
  7. To utter violent denunciation.
  8. To emit with noise and terror; to utter vehemently; to publish, as a threat or denunciation.
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Thunder Translations

thunder in Danish is torden, tordne
thunder in Dutch is daveren, bulderen, donderen
thunder in Finnish is ukkonen
thunder in French is tonnerre
thunder in German is Donner
thunder in Italian is tuono
thunder in Norwegian is torden
thunder in Spanish is tronar, trueno