cloudburst cloudburst  /ˈklaʊd ˌbɜrst/


  • (n) a heavy rain


  1. Rains, landslides hamper rescue operations in Uttarakhand

    GAUCHAR, Uttarakhand: Fresh rains, landslides and cloudburst today sent shudders in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand impeding operations to evacuate over 10,000 stranded people even as the state government barred other states from undertaking unilateral rescue efforts.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: INDOlink

  2. Jumpy Rates Are a Boon for Brokers

    The recent cloudburst of higher interest rates has turned world stock and bond markets soggy with fears of an economic slowdown and swamped bond portfolios. Yet, off to the side, a small group of companies stand sheltered and smirking, comfortable … Continue reading ?
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Michael Santoli via Yahoo! Finance


  • "The amazing thing about Polyphony," Whitacre says, "is just how fast they are, not just how right they are. When they recorded 'Cloudburst,' they got together on a Sunday morning and by Tuesday night they had the album."
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Eric Whitacre Source: CNN International

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repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /