Any of a genus (Juncus) of plants of the rush family, having small, greenish flowers: rushes usually grow in wet places and the round stems and pliant leaves of some species are used in making baskets, mats, ropes, etc.
The explosive noise that accompanies a stroke of lightning. Thunder is a series of sound waves produced by the rapid expansion of the air through which the lightning passes. Sound travels about 1 km in 3 seconds (about 1 mi in 5 seconds). The distance between an observer and a lightning flash can be calculated by counting the number of seconds between the flash and the thunder.
To strike, drive, etc. with the sound or violence of thunder
Find another word for boom. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for boom, like: roar, blast, blare, rush, growth, inflation, roar, reverberate, thunder, prosper and expand.
Each boom of thunder was loud enough to rattle the window panes.
She heard another boom, then a third.
He played that boom, boom, boom classical music all the time.
The boom of thunder and a bright glare made her eyes open.
Another boom, and the edges of the door lit up and spit fire as the rocket exploded in Andre's apartment.