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  • 1 Storm — Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere …

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  • 2 Storm — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Andreas Storm (* 1964), deutscher Politiker (CDU) Edvard Storm (1749–1794), norwegischer Lyriker Emy Storm (* 1925), schwedische Schauspielerin Frederik Storm (* 1989), dänischer Eishockeyspieler Friedrich …

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  • 3 Storm 2 — is a world championship winning robot that competed in Robot Wars. It is a small invertible box on wheels with a wedge on the front. The robot originally had no weapons but the team added a built in lifting arm for series 7. However, it was not… …

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  • 4 storm — (n.) O.E. storm, from P.Gmc. *sturmaz (Cf. O.N. stormr, O.S., M.L.G., M.Du., Du. storm, O.H.G., Ger. sturm). O.Fr. estour onset, tumult, It. stormo are Gmc. loan words. Fig. (non meteorological) sense was in late O.E. The verb in the sense of to… …

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  • 5 storm — ► NOUN 1) a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow. 2) an uproar or controversy: the book caused a storm in America. 3) a violent or noisy outburst of a specified feeling or reaction …

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  • 6 storm — [stôrm] n. [ME < OE, akin to Ger sturm < IE base * (s)twer , to whirl, move or turn quickly > STIR1, L turbare, to agitate] 1. an atmospheric disturbance characterized by a strong wind, usually accompanied by rain, snow, sleet, or hail,… …

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  • 7 storm´i|ly — storm|y «STR mee», adjective, storm|i|er, storm|i|est. 1. having a storm or storms; likely to have storms; troubled by storms: »a stormy sea, a stormy night, stormy weather. SYNONYM(S) …

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  • 8 storm|y — «STR mee», adjective, storm|i|er, storm|i|est. 1. having a storm or storms; likely to have storms; troubled by storms: »a stormy sea, a stormy night, stormy weather. SYNONYM(S) …

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  • 9 STORM (T.) — STORM THEODOR (1817 1888) Né à Husum, petite ville du Schleswig (alors possession danoise), Theodor Storm y exerce la profession d’avocat jusqu’en 1853, année où, le gouvernement de Copenhague réprimant l’agitation pro allemande dans les duchés,… …

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  • 10 storm — [n1] strong weather blast, blizzard, blow, cloudburst, cyclone, disturbance, downpour, gale, gust, hurricane, monsoon, precip*, precipitation, raining cats and dogs*, snowstorm, squall, tempest, tornado, twister, whirlwind, windstorm; concept 526 …

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  • 11 Storm — Storm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stormed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Storming}.] (Mil.) To assault; to attack, and attempt to take, by scaling walls, forcing gates, breaches, or the like; as, to storm a fortified town. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Storm — Storm, v. i. [Cf. AS. styrman.] 1. To raise a tempest. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To blow with violence; also, to rain, hail, snow, or the like, usually in a violent manner, or with high wind; used impersonally; as, it storms. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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  • 13 Storm — m, f English: apparently a 20th century coinage, although it may have been in use slightly earlier. The name is presumably derived from the climatic phenomenon, although it is hard to see why it should be chosen. It derives perhaps from the… …

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  • 14 storm — sb., en, e, ene; stormen pisker havet op; ride stormen af; tage publikum med storm …

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  • 15 storm|er — «STR muhr», noun. 1. a person who takes by storm; member of a storming party. 2. Figurative. a person who rages …

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  • 16 Storm — Storm, 1) Edward, geb. 1747 zu Vage in Guldbraudsdaalen; starb 1794 (nach And. 1792) in Kopenhagen; er schr.: Brager (ein Epos), Kopenhagen 1774; Fabeln, Balladen u. Erzählungen, ebd. 1782; Gesammelte Gedichte, ebd. 1785. 2) Theodor, geb. im… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 Storm — Storm, 1) Theodor, Dichter und Novellist, geb. 14. Sept. 1817 zu Husum in Schleswig, gest. 4. Juli 1888 in Hademarschen, studierte Rechtswissenschaft in Kiel und Berlin, wo er mit dem Brüderpaar Theodor und Tycho Mommsen in nähere Verbindung trat …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 Storm — Storm, Theod., Dichter und Novellist, geb. 14. Sept. 1817 zu Husum, 1867 80 Amtsrichter das., gest. 4. Juli 1888 in Hademarschen (Holstein); »Gedichte« (1852 u.ö.), zahlreiche Novellen (»Immensee«, »Im Sonnenschein«, »Auf der Universität«,… …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 19 storm — index assail, attack, barrage, bluster (commotion), cataclysm, demonstrate (protest), furor …

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  • 20 Storm — Storm, Hans Theodor …

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