steal someone's thunder, to use for one's own purposes and without the knowledge or permission of the originator the inventions or ideas of another. 382 takers. Find more ways to say peal, along with related words, antonyms and example phrases at Thesaurus.com, the world's most trusted free thesaurus. An hour later she woke to the rumble of thunder. A thunder cloud passing over, caused the leaf gold to strike the sides of the glass very quick at each flash of lightening. Because of his recovery, it was announced August 29, 2007 that he has dropped out of filming Ben Stiller's new movie, Tropic Thunder. In Los Angeles they sometimes had thunder and lightning, but not like this. Definition of thunder (Entry 2 of 2) intransitive verb. More tiny explosions came, and he twisted to see what they were. The two are set to wed on July 29, aboard a yacht called Thunder Gulch in St. Tropez. According to Josephus they symbolized the lightning and thunder respectively. Once called Euro Disney, Disneyland Resort Paris opened in 1992 with only one roller coaster, Big Thunder Mountain. I can easily recall my teenage years of being 5'10" and able to wear a bikini or short shorts without so much as a worry about being called "Hippo hips" or "Thunder thighs.". New York, NY: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2003. 357. Thunder rattled the windowpane and hail pounded on the roof. The Canadian government did their best to facilitate the immigration, and allotted land to the Doukhobors in the provinces of Assiniboia near Yorktown and of Saskatchewan near Thunder Hill and Prince Albert. Who could expect such treason from [your] breast, Such thunder from your voice? Henry (68) there are three regions of maximum frequency: one in the south-east, with its centre in Florida, has an average of 45 days of thunder in the year; a second including the middle Mississippi valley has an average of 35 days; and a third in the middle Missouri valley has 30. 4. to make or produce a loud noise Familiarity information: THUNDER used as a verb is uncommon. Sierra Leone (in the original Portuguese form Sierra Leona) was known to its native inhabitants as Romarong, or the Mountain, and received the current designation from the Portuguese discoverer Pedro de Sintra (1462), either on account of the "lion-like" thunder on its hill-tops, or to a fancied resemblance of the mountains to the form of a lion. According to Darmesteter, the Zarathustra of the Avesta is a mere myth, a divinity invested with human attributes, an incarnation of the storm-god, who with his divine word, the thunder, comes and smites the demons. before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1, before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1a, Middle English thoner, thunder, from Old English thunor; akin to Old High German thonar thunder, Latin tonare to thunder. At Batavia (18) during the epoch 1867-1895, there were on the average 120 days of thunder in the year. Thunder had never bothered him, even as a child. She came awake with a start as thunder rattled the entire house. Synonyms: thunderclap, roll of thunder, thunder crack, peal of thunder More Synonyms of thunder 2. intransitive verb 0. verb. Black Thunder: A unique inner tube slide with integrated waterfalls and other special effects. ALPENA, a city and the county seat of Alpena county, Michigan, U.S.A., on Thunder Bay, a small arm of Lake Huron, at the mouth of Thunder Bay river, in the N.E. His other publications included Pharmacopee universelle (1697), Traite universel des drogues simples (1698), Traite de l'antimoine (1707), together with a number of papers contributed to the French Academy, one of which offered a chemical and physical explanation of underground fires, earthquakes, lightning and thunder. The reverberating echoes had not ceased when a clap as of the loudest thunder seemed to burst their ears. Translate The thunder. Yet traces of a pre-deistic and animistic period survived here and there; for instance, in Arcadia we find the thunder itself called Zeus (ZEUs Kepavvos) in a Mantinean inscription, 2 and the stone near Gythium in Laconia on which Orestes sat and was cured of his madness, evidently a thunder-stone, was named itself Zeus Kainreoras, which must be interpreted as " Zeus that fell from heaven "; 3 we here observe that the personal God does not yet seem to have emerged from the divine thing or divine phenomenon. Outside the Teutonic area he has close affinities not only with Jupiter or Zeus, but still more with the Lithuanian god Perkunas, whose name (which likewise means "thunder") appears to be connected with that of Thor's mother (FiOrgyn). thunder of the guns and the blood of November, 1917, when the Revolution broke out. New rides including the Raging Thunder Log Flume helped, as did the Galaxi roller coaster. Much later, sometime in the deep hours of the night, he awoke to the sound of thunder and the rush of wind. Arrived in heaven, Pegasus served Zeus, fetching for him his thunder and lightning (Hesiod, Theog. The amount of precipitation is greater in the north-west and on the mountains, because in the one case the mountains of lower elevation are a less obstruction to the moisturebearing winds from the west, and in the other the mountains condense the moisture; the mountains which stand in isolated groups upon the plains are frequently in summer the focus of local thunder showers. WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University. He can hear the roar of a mob outside, hear the distant thunder of an explosion. average annual number of thunderstorm days to be respectively 6.4 and Io. Ully ran into him as the angel stopped, and they both stared at the sky. Condescend to mortals, let alone bed them lesson will help Helping verbs in... 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