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thunder

noun [U]  us   /ˈθʌn·dər/
the sudden, loud noise that comes after a flash of lightning: a clap of thunder

thunder

verb [I]  us   /ˈθʌn·dər/
to produce thunder after a flash of lightning: The sky grew dark and it started to thunder. The horses thundered past (= moved making a lot of noise), shaking the house.
Translations of “thunder”
in Arabic رَعْد…
in Korean 천둥…
in Malaysian guruh, petir, bunyi gemuruh…
in French tonnerre…
in Turkish gök gürlemesi…
in Italian tuono, tuoni…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雷,雷聲, 雷鳴般的響聲,轟隆聲…
in Russian гром…
in Polish grzmot…
in Vietnamese sấm, tiếng sấm, tiếng sét…
in Spanish trueno, estruendo…
in Portuguese trovão…
in Thai ฟ้าร้อง, เสียงฟ้าร้อง…
in German der Donner, das Donnern…
in Catalan tro…
in Japanese 雷鳴…
in Indonesian guntur, bunyi mengguruh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雷,雷声, 雷鸣般的响声,轰隆声…
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