from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A storm with hail.
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- n. Alternative spelling of hail storm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A storm accompanied with hail; a shower of hail.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A storm of hail.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a storm during which hail falls
* Extreme weather videos in hailstorm and tornado flavors.
The Oriental hailstorm is a terrific agent; the hailstones are masses of ice, large as walnuts, and sometimes as two fists; their prodigious size, and the violence with which they fall, make them always very injurious to property, and often fatal to life.
A last-term hailstorm and generally miserable conditions didn't worry Tuck or his teammates as they turned a 19-point deficit at the long interval into a rousing 20-point victory.
Niemcewicz, who lived through it, describes as a hailstorm of bullets, grapeshot and shells, poured down upon the Polish lines.
His model, published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, suggests that the 'hailstorm' would have only lasted about an hour.
His model, published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, suggests that the '' hailstorm '' would have only lasted about an hour.
DIYALA, Iraq - On the night of Jan 21, residents of Muqdadiyah, Iraq, were soundly asleep in their beds, completely oblivious to the "hailstorm" that was outside.
He waited until around midday before he unleashed a "hailstorm" of rocks against visitors, the study said.
He waited until around midday before he unleashed a "hailstorm" of rocks against visitors, the study said. ...
He hung on till midday after which he unleashed a "hailstorm" of rocks on the visitors.