1. To raise a tempest. Spenser.
2. To blow with violence; also, to rain, hail, snow, or the like, usually in a violent manner, or with high
wind; used impersonally; as, it storms.
3. To rage; to be in a violent passion; to fume.
The master storms, the lady scolds.Swift.
(Storm"-beat`) a. Beaten, injured, or impaired by storms. Spenser.
(Storm"cock`) n. (Zoöl.) (a) The missel thrush. (b) The fieldfare. (c) The green woodpecker.
(Storm"finch`) n. (Zoöl.) The storm petrel.
(Storm"ful) a. Abounding with storms. "The stormful east." Carlyle. Storm"ful*ness, n.
(Storm"glass`) n. A glass vessel, usually cylindrical, filled with a solution which is sensitive
to atmospheric changes, indicating by a clouded appearance, rain, snow, etc., and by clearness, fair
(Storm"i*ly) adv. In a stormy manner.
(Storm"i*ness), n. The state of being stormy; tempestuousness; biosteruousness; impetuousness.
Storming party (Mil.), a party assigned to the duty of making the first assault in storming a fortress.
(Storm"ing), a. & n. from Storm, v.
(Storm"less), a. Without storms. Tennyson.
(Storm"wind`) n. A heavy wind; a wind that brings a storm; the blast of a storm. Longfellow.
(Storm"y) a. [Compar. Stormier ; superl. Stormiest.]
1. Characterized by, or proceeding from, a storm; subject to storms; agitated with furious winds; biosterous; tempestous; as,
a stormy season; a stormy day or week. "Beyond the stormy Hebrides." Milton.
2. Proceeding from violent agitation or fury; as, a stormy sound; stormy shocks.
3. Violent; passionate; rough; as, stormy passions.
Stormy chiefs of a desert but extensive domain.Sir W. Scott.
(||Stor"thing) n. [Norw. storting; stor great + ting court, court of justice; cf. Dan. ting, thing.]
The Parliament of Norway, chosen by indirect election once in three years, but holding annual sessions.
(Stor"ven) obs. p. p. of Starve. Chaucer.
(Sto"ry) n.; pl. Stories [OF. estoré, estorée, built, erected, p. p. of estorer to build, restore, to
store. See Store, v. t.] A set of rooms on the same floor or level; a floor, or the space between two
floors. Also, a horizontal division of a building's exterior considered architecturally, which need not correspond
exactly with the stories within. [Written also storey.]
A story comprehends the distance from one floor to another; as, a story of nine or ten feet elevation.
The spaces between floors are numbered in order, from below upward; as, the lower, second, or third
story; a house of one story, of two stories, of five stories.