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Definition of "cloud-burst" [cloud•-burst]

  • Alternative spelling of cloudburst. (noun)

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Use "cloud-burst" in a sentence
  • "I had no brothers nor sisters, and all Dad's people were drowned in a Kansas cloud-burst."
  • "Up to 50mm was measured in a 20-minute cloud-burst on the Springbok flats on Monday."
  • "The sudden flood was due to a cloud-burst, which is a great fall of rain coming down without warning over a very small area of land, the contents of the whole cloud being discharged at once."