thundercloud

[thuhn-der-kloud]
noun
Also, thunderclouds.


Origin:
1690–1700; thunder + cloud

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thundercloud (ˈθʌndəˌklaʊd)
 
n
1.  a towering electrically charged cumulonimbus cloud associated with thunderstorms
2.  anything that is threatening

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thundercloud   (thŭn'dər-kloud')  Pronunciation Key 
See cumulonimbus.
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Example sentences
Against the grey rock of the kopjes it showed no more than a crow against a
  thundercloud.
Atmospheric scientists know that ice particles in a thundercloud become
  slightly charged.
They observed five jets spreading outwards and upwards from the thundercloud.
When many small pieces of these frozen raindrops collide with each other in a
  thundercloud, they create an electrical charge.
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