thunder in a sentence
Example sentences for thunder
At first he thought it was someone at the door, but when the sound rolled down on the parish again, he knew it was thunder.
The eagle swivels her head to find the source of the strange, meaningless thunder, the incomprehensible sound.
Instead, it generates sound much as lightning produces thunder.
But confining all that heavy metal thunder indoors would be sacrilege.
One hears the thumping of a car stereo or the rumble of thunder from a distance.
Pigs may thunder past us in herds, and occasionally bears chase us back onto the road.
The arc heats the air surrounding it and causes that air to expand rapidly, producing a shock wave that is heard as thunder.
If you stand near during thunder, she said, you will hear a reply.
It's great political theatre, but in the end it is all thunder and lightening with no rain.
Since people can't easily get inside thunder and lightning storms, no one knows exactly how they form, he said.
The task of good journalism is to sort facts out of the info-thunder and then give their reasoned opinion for consideration.
Elephants used to thunder across the clearings by the thousands.
Thunder and lightning: will happen at the same moment, even if it is distant.
My chow mix is terrified of thunder and fireworks too.
Instead, they harness a phenomenon called the thermoacoustic effect, which is how lightning produces thunder.
It was about the size of a baseball and shot up into the clouds, there was a huge clap of thunder that almost knocked me down.
Thunder rattled the windows, and the lights blinked off and then on again.
Speakers blare the sounds of explosions, vehicular thunder, and exhortations to prepare oneself to be blown away.
They didn't notice the darkening skies, the thunder and lightning.
The guilty are alarmed and turn pale at the slightest thunder.
Semicolon, if it's sounds of thunder you crave, move here.
The farmers grin as they watch the machines thunder through the cornfields.
It was a miserable night, pouring rain and thunder and lightning.
The rumble of thunder overhead interrupts the conversation.
And it's fascinating to see them thunder by and change their position with respect to the planets from night to night.
Let them steal the thunder from the leaders for less government,more equity for havenots.
For all its thunder, the evangelical message encouraged sobriety and industry.
Since people can't easily get inside thunder and lightning storms, no one knows exactly how they form, he added.
Finally the sheet lightning rocking the harbour in long slow breaths while salvos of thunder cracked over the dancing roof-tops.
Then came the shock wave that made a disagreeable click in my ears and finally the rolling thunder of the noise.
If outside, seek refuge in a car or grounded building when lightning or thunder begins.
They thunder about the anathema of even considering applying to humans the technology that spawned her.
So the next time the sky darkens and thunder rumbles, take a cue from the butterflies.
If the thunder is not loud the peasant forgets to cross himself.
The ubiquity of digital spectacles and curiosities today is one reason performance art has had its thunder stolen.
At the moment the command was given for the caravan to move out, thunder rumbled ominously from the west.
With no distant thunder to approach, the loss seems worse for the lack of any ability to prepare.
Famous quotes containing the word thunder
Dead mountain mouth of carious teeth that cannot spit Here one can neither stand nor lie nor sit There is not even silen... more
Rumble thy bellyful! Spit, fire! Spout, rain! Nor rain, wind, thunder, fire are my daughters. I tax you not... more
And thou, all-shaking thunder, Strike flat the thick rotundity o' the world! Crack nature's moulds, all ger... more