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Cloudburst vs Gullywasher - What's the difference?

cloudburst | gullywasher |


As nouns the difference between cloudburst and gullywasher

is that cloudburst is a sudden heavy rainstorm while gullywasher is (us|informal) an intense, but usually short-lived, rainstorm.

Cloudburst vs Waterspout - What's the difference?

cloudburst | waterspout |


As nouns the difference between cloudburst and waterspout

is that cloudburst is a sudden heavy rainstorm while waterspout is a tornado that occurs over a body of water.

Lightning vs Cloudburst - What's the difference?

lightning | cloudburst |


As nouns the difference between lightning and cloudburst

is that lightning is a flash of light produced by short-duration, high-voltage discharge of electricity within a cloud, between clouds, or between a cloud and the earth while cloudburst is a sudden heavy rainstorm.

As an adjective lightning

is extremely fast or sudden.

As a verb lightning

is (impersonal|childish|or|nonstandard) to produce lightning.

Rainshower vs Cloudburst - What's the difference?

rainshower | cloudburst |


As nouns the difference between rainshower and cloudburst

is that rainshower is while cloudburst is a sudden heavy rainstorm.

Cloudburst vs Torrent - What's the difference?

cloudburst | torrent | Related terms |

Cloudburst is a related term of torrent.


As nouns the difference between cloudburst and torrent

is that cloudburst is a sudden heavy rainstorm while torrent is a violent flow, as of water, lava, etc; a stream suddenly raised and running rapidly, as down a precipice or torrent can be (internet|file sharing) a set of files obtainable through a peer-to-peer network, especially bittorrent.

As an adjective torrent is

rolling or rushing in a rapid stream.

As a verb torrent is

(internet slang|transitive) to download in a torrent.

Cloudburst vs Shower - What's the difference?

cloudburst | shower | Related terms |

Cloudburst is a related term of shower.


As nouns the difference between cloudburst and shower

is that cloudburst is a sudden heavy rainstorm while shower is a brief fall of precipitation or shower can be one who shows.

As a verb shower is

(followed by with) to spray with (a specified liquid).

Drizzle vs Cloudburst - What's the difference?

drizzle | cloudburst | Related terms |

Drizzle is a related term of cloudburst.


As nouns the difference between drizzle and cloudburst

is that drizzle is light rain while cloudburst is a sudden heavy rainstorm.

As a verb drizzle

is (ambitransitive) to rain lightly; to shed slowly in minute drops or particles.

Cloudburst - What does it mean?

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Cloudburst vs Drench - What's the difference?

cloudburst | drench | Related terms |

Cloudburst is a related term of drench.


As nouns the difference between cloudburst and drench

is that cloudburst is a sudden heavy rainstorm while drench is a draught administered to an animal or drench can be (obsolete|uk) a military vassal, mentioned in the domesday book.

As a verb drench is

to soak, to make very wet.

Cloudburst vs Deluge - What's the difference?

cloudburst | deluge | Related terms |

Cloudburst is a related term of deluge.


As a noun cloudburst

is a sudden heavy rainstorm.

As a proper noun deluge is

(bible) the biblical flood during the time of noah.

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