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storm

[ stawrm ]
/ stɔrm /
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noun
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)

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Idioms about storm

    storm in a teacup. teacup (def. 3).

Origin of storm

First recorded before 900; (noun) Middle English, Old English; cognate with Dutch storm, German Sturm, Old Norse stormr; (verb) Middle English stormen, derivative of the noun (compare obsolete sturme,Middle English sturmen, Old English styrman, denominative verb from the same Germanic base as storm ); akin to stir1

OTHER WORDS FROM storm

stormlike, adjectiveoutstorm, verb (used with object)un·stormed, adjective

Other definitions for storm (2 of 2)

Storm
[ shtohrm ]
/ ʃtoʊrm /

noun
The·o·dore Wold·sen [tey-aw-dawr -vawlt-suhn], /ˈteɪ ɔˌdɔr ˈvɔlt sən/, 1817–88, German poet and novelist.
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How to use storm in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for storm

storm
/ (stɔːm) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of storm

stormlike, adjective

Word Origin for storm

Old English, related to Old Norse stormr, German Sturm; see stir 1
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Medical definitions for storm

storm
[ stôrm ]

n.
An exacerbation of symptoms or a crisis in the course of a disease.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for storm

storm
[ stôrm ]

A low-pressure atmospheric disturbance resulting in strong winds accompanied by rain, snow, or other precipitation and often by thunder and lightning.
A wind with a speed from 103 to 117 km (64 to 73 mi) per hour, rating 11 on the Beaufort scale.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Other Idioms and Phrases with storm

storm

see any port in a storm; kick up a fuss (storm); ride out (the storm); take by storm; weather the storm.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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