a showing of storm signals.
Meteorology. a National Weather Service warning of winds having speeds of 48 knots (55 mph, 25 m/sec) or greater.
Compare hurricane warning, warning (def 3).
any sign of approaching trouble:
The troops on the border were a storm warning, and we prepared for war. His angry look was a storm warning.
a pattern of lights, flags, etc, displayed at certain ports as a warning to shipping of an approaching storm
an announcement on radio or television of an approaching storm
any warning of approaching danger or trouble
noun 1. a supplementary window sash for protecting a window against drafts, driving rain, etc. storm window noun 1. an additional window fitted to the outside of an ordinary window to provide insulation against wind, cold, rain, etc 2. a type of dormer window
adjective, stormier, stormiest. 1. affected, characterized by, or subject to storms; tempestuous: a stormy sea. 2. characterized by violent commotion, actions, speech, passions, etc.: a stormy debate. adjective stormier, stormiest 1. characterized by storms 2. subject to, involving, or characterized by violent disturbance or emotional outburst
noun 1. the British storm petrel, Hydrobates pelagicus, of the eastern Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and Indian Ocean. 2. a person who causes or likes trouble or strife. stormy petrel noun 1. another name for storm petrel 2. a person who brings or portends trouble
noun 1. a city in NW Scotland, in the Hebrides. noun 1. a port in NW Scotland, on the E coast of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, administrative centre of the Western Isles. Pop: 5602 (2001)