thunderhead

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noun thun·der·head \-ˌhed\

Definition of thunderhead

  1. :  a rounded mass of cumulus or cumulonimbus cloud often appearing before a thunderstorm

Examples of thunderhead in a sentence

  1. A thunderhead was forming to the west.

1843

First Known Use of thunderhead

1843


THUNDERHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

thunderhead

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noun thun·der·head \-ˌhed\

Definition of thunderhead for English Language Learners

  • : a very large cloud appearing before a thunderstorm


THUNDERHEAD Defined for Kids

thunderhead

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noun thun·der·head \ˈthən-dər-ˌhed\

Definition of thunderhead for Students

  1. :  a rounded mass of dark cloud with white edges often appearing before a thunderstorm


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