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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a heavy rain;
[syn: downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cloud-burst \Cloud"-burst`\, n. A sudden copious rainfall, as if the whole cloud had been precipitated at once. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cloudburst n 1: a heavy rain [syn: downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

22 Moby Thesaurus words for "cloudburst": brash, burst of rain, deluge, downfall, downflow, downpour, drencher, flood, gushing rain, heavy rain, plash, pour, rainburst, rainspout, rainstorm, scud, soaker, soaking rain, spate, spout, torrent of rain, waterspout