Examples of thundercloud in a Sentence
We watched the gathering thunderclouds.
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Things cleared out on the third day, and temperatures rose to the upper 80s as thunderclouds developed in the afternoon and evening.
Fountains of air surge upward inside the growing thundercloud and push the tiniest ice crystals upward, but the larger ice pellets continue to fall, so there are constant collisions.
The turquoise sky, the confetti-speckled purple thunderclouds, the simmering red mountains on the horizon, the acid green grass, along with the stripes and polka dots worn by two Native American women, are all a party for the eyes.
Then a one-man thundercloud named Phil Gramm rained on McCain's Main Street parade.
But earlier this week, low pressure hovered over the region, which would allow warm, moist air to rapidly ascend into the colder air aloft forming thunderclouds.
While other networks cover the daily scandals that have gathered like a thundercloud over the White House, Fox News has sold itself as a protective cocoon for conservative viewers.
Nike and Adidas were the thundercloud, and NCAA presidents were squealing happily and getting wet.
One key appears to be the difference between surface air temperatures and air temperatures much higher up at the top of the troposphere at altitudes where thunderclouds smooth out into anvils.
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: a large, dark cloud that produces lightning and thunder
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