from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A brief rainstorm accompanied by thunder and lightning.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A shower accompanied by thunder and lightning.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A shower accompanied with lightning and thunder.
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- noun A short
thunderstormcommonly accompanied by heavy rain.
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- noun a short rainstorm accompanied by thunder and lightning
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In the thundershower is the question of the distribution of moisture over the earth's surface, the question of the nature and use of clouds, the movement of the air and wind, the condensation of vapor, and the marvelous powers of electricity.
Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) Nellie Lathrop Helm 1869
Nothing personal against Cink, for it is not easy being a thundershower on the parade.
Sunday looks like a good day for indoor activities as showers and maybe even a thundershower should occupy much of the day 90% chance.
Tonight: Shower and isolated thundershower chances continue, but diminish from west to east between about 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Forecast: Warm & a bit showery to start week Jason Samenow 2010
Hoping for a late afternoon or evening thundershower to cool things off?
A shower or thundershower is possible, but shouldn't be a washout.
Partly cloudy Sunday night with a slight chance of a shower or thundershower.
There is additional shower and thundershower activity to our north that may swing this direction heading into tonight.
Tomorrow Night: A thundershower or two may linger but any are likely to swiftly dissipate and even 10% coverage will be generous.
A weak disturbance could set off an isolated thundershower by late afternoon but only about 10% of the area should see wet pavement.