Cloudburst



[kloud-burst] /ˈklaʊdˌbɜrst/

noun
1.
a sudden and very heavy rainfall.
/ˈklaʊdˌbɜːst/
noun
1.
a heavy downpour
n.

also cloud-burst, 1817, American English, from cloud (n.) + burst (n.). Parallels German Wolkenbruch.

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