Found 4 items, similar to storm.
English → Indonesian
English → Indonesian
badai, deru, gempur, membabi, mengganas, menggarang, menggempur
English → English
n 1: a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on
the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and
lightening [syn: violent storm
2: a violent commotion or disturbance; “the storms that had
characterized their relationship had died away”
; “it was
only a tempest in a teapot”
3: a direct and violent assault on a stronghold
v 1: behave violently, as if in state of a great anger [syn: ramp
2: take by force; “Storm the fort”
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 [syn: surprise
English → English
, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel.
stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow,
to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf.
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.
We hear this fearful tempest sing,
Yet seek no shelter to avoid the storm. --Shak.
2. A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political,
or domestic commotion; sedition, insurrection, or war;
violent outbreak; clamor; tumult.
I will stir up in England some black storm. --Shak.
Began to scold and raise up such a storm. --Shak.
3. A heavy shower or fall, any adverse outburst of tumultuous
A brave man struggling in the storms of fate.
4. (Mil.) 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.
Note: Storm is often used in the formation of self-explained
compounds; as, storm-presaging, stormproof,
storm-tossed, and the like.
(Meteor.), a storm characterized by a
central area of high atmospheric pressure, and having a
system of winds blowing spirally outward in a direction
contrary to that cyclonic storms. It is attended by low
temperature, dry air, infrequent precipitation, and often
by clear sky. Called also high-area storm
. When attended by high winds, snow, and
freezing temperatures such storms have various local
names, as blizzard
, wet norther
. (Meteor.) A cyclone, or low-area storm. See
. See under Magnetic
[a translation of G. sturm und
drang periode], a designation given to the literary
agitation and revolutionary development in Germany under
the lead of Goethe and Schiller in the latter part of the
(Meteorol.), the center of the area covered by
a storm, especially by a storm of large extent.
(Arch.), an extra outside door to prevent the
entrance of wind, cold, rain, etc.; -- usually removed in
(Meteorol.), the course over which a storm, or
storm center, travels.
. (Zo["o]l.) See Stormy petrel
(Naut.), any one of a number of strong, heavy
sails that are bent and set in stormy weather.
. See the Note under Cloud
Syn: Tempest; violence; agitation; calamity.
. Storm is violent agitation, a
commotion of the elements by wind, etc., but not
necessarily implying the fall of anything from the
clouds. Hence, to call a mere fall or rain without
wind a storm is a departure from the true sense of the
word. A tempest is a sudden and violent storm, such as
those common on the coast of Italy, where the term
originated, and is usually attended by a heavy rain,
with lightning and thunder.
Storms beat, and rolls the main;
O! beat those storms, and roll the seas, in
What at first was called a gust, the same
Hath now a storm's, anon a tempest's name.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stormed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
To assault; to attack, and attempt to take, by scaling walls,
forcing gates, breaches, or the like; as, to storm a
, v. i. [Cf. AS. styrman.]
1. To raise a tempest. --Spenser.
2. 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.
3. To rage; to be in a violent passion; to fume.
The master storms, the lady scolds. --Swift.