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thunderhead

[′thən·dər‚hed]
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At 27,000 feet, our flight of four jets was surrounded with great colonnades of sunlit cloud--the sky's warm and humid spaces were filled with these vigorous thunderheads whose height and size could only hint at the huge mass of the storm to come.
The building thunderheads reminded evacuated Camp Sherman residents of the massive plume of smoke that built over the fire on Thursday just before its extraordinary four-mile run from the crest of the Cascades down the eastern slope between Three Fingered Jack and Mount Jefferson.
has long been known for their extremely popular broadheads, especially the Thunderheads.
These come with a slightly higher price tag, but you'll still be able to buy standard Thunderheads.
During El Nino, warmth normally centered over Indonesia spreads eastward across the entire Pacific, dragging with it towering thunderheads that pump heat into the atmosphere.
Mention Thunderheads in a hunting camp and it's plain you're talking about the famous fixed-blade broadhead.
In theory, water vapor ascends only in the tropics, where lofty thunderheads push moisture into the stratosphere.
Evening, walks the lowland's glowering orange thunderheads, gold-thatched roofs, black windmills, fields of flax.
Pilots and controllers hoping to spot a microburst cannot even rely on the character of the clouds for clues because both thunderheads and small, seemingly innocuous rain clouds can produce these hazardous wind shears.