English Vocabulary|Weather

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The list of Weather english vocabulary 

NOUNS

Air

[ɛər]

the mixture of gases all around us that we breathe; fresh air; warm/hot air

atmosphere

[ætməsfɪər]

the layer of air or other gases around a planet

climate

[klaɪmɪt] the normal weather in a place; a warm/cold climate; climate change

cloud

[klaʊd]

a white or gray thing in the sky that is made of drops of water

darkness

[dɑrknɪs]

the state of being dark, without any light

drought

[draʊt]

a long period of time with no rain

east

[ist]

the direction that is in front of you when you look at the sun in the morning; The sun rises in the east.

flood

[flʌd]

an occasion when a lot of water covers land that is usually dry

fog

[fɒg]

thick cloud that is close to the ground

frost

[frɔst]

ice like white powder that forms outside when the weather is very cold

gale

[geɪl]

a very strong wind

hail

[heɪl]

small balls of ice that fall like rain from the sky

heat

[hit]

when something is hot

hurricane

[hɜrɪkeɪn, hʌr-]

a storm with very strong winds and rain

ice

[aɪs]

frozen water

lightning

[laɪtnɪŋ]

the very bright flashes of light in the sky that happen during a storm; thunder and lightning; a flash of lightning

mist

[mɪst]

a lot of tiny drops of water in the air, that make it difficult to see; mist and fog; morning mist

monsoon

[mɒnsun]

the season in Southern Asia when there is a lot of very heavy rain; the monsoon rains; the monsoon season

north

[nɔrθ]

the direction that is on your left when you are looking at the sun in the morning

puddle

[pʌdəl]

a small pool of water on the ground

rain

[reɪn]

water that falls from the clouds in small drops; heavy/pouring rain; go out in the rain

rainbow

[reɪnboʊ]

a half circle of different colors that you can sometimes see in the sky when it rains

raindrop

[reɪndrɒp]

a single drop of rain

sky

[skaɪ]

the space above the Earth that you can see when you stand outside and look upwards; in the sky

snow

[snoʊ]

soft white frozen water that falls from the sky

snowflake

[snoʊfleɪk]

one of the soft, white bits of frozen water that fall as snow

south

[saʊθ]

the direction that is on your right when you are looking at the sun in the morning

storm

[stɔrm]

very bad weather, with heavy rain and strong winds; violent/severe storms; tropical storms

sun

[sʌn]

1 the ball of fire in the sky that gives us heat and light

2 the heat and light that comes from the sun

sunshine

[sʌnʃaɪn]

the light and heat that comes from the sun

temperature

[tɛmprətʃər, tʃʊər]

how hot or cold it is; warm/cold temperatures; average temperature

thermometer

[θərmɒmɪtər]

an instrument for measuring how hot or cold something is

thunder

[θʌndər]

the loud noise that you sometimes hear from the sky during a storm

thunderstorm

[θʌndərstɔrm]

a very noisy storm

tornado

[tɔrneɪdoʊ]

a storm with strong winds that spin around very fast and cause a lot of damage

tsunami

[tsʊnɑmi]

a very large wave that flows onto the land and destroys things

umbrella

[ʌmbrɛlə]

a thing that you hold over your head to protect yourself from the rain; put up your umbrella

weather

[wɛðər]

the temperature and conditions outside, for example if it is raining, hot, or windy; cold/bad/wet weather; hot/warm weather weather

forecast

[wɛðər fɔrkæst]

a statement saying what the weather will be like for the next few days; watch/listen to the weather forecast

west

[wɛst]

the direction that is in front of you when you look at the sun in the evening

wind

[wɪnd]

air that moves


VERBS

blow

[bloʊ]

when a wind or breeze blows, the air moves

freeze

[friz]

to become solid because the temperature is low

melt

[mɛlt]

to change from a solid substance to a liquid because of heat

rain

[reɪn]

when it rains, water falls from the clouds in small drops

shine

[ʃaɪn]

to give out bright light; The sun is shining.

snow

[snoʊ]

when it snows, soft white frozen water falls from the sky

thaw

[θɔ]

if snow or ice thaws, it becomes warmer and changes to liquid


ADJECTIVES

cloudy

[klaʊdi]

with a lot of clouds in the sky; a cloudy day/sky

cold

[koʊld]

without any warmth; cold weather; cold air

cool

[kul]

having a low temperature, but not cold; cool

air dry

[draɪ] without any rain

freezing

[frizɪŋ]

very cold

hot

[hɒt]

describing the weather when the temperature is high; a hot day

humid

[hyumɪd]

wet and warm; humid air; humid weather/conditions

mild

[maɪld]

not too hot and not too cold; a mild winter; mild weather

rainy

[reɪni]

raining a lot; a rainy day

stormy

[stɔrmi]

with strong winds and heavy rain; stormy weather

sunny

[sʌni]

with the sun shining brightly

tropical

[trɒpɪkəl]

belonging to or typical of the hot, wet areas of the world; a tropical climate; tropical heat

windy

[wɪndi]

with a lot of wind; a windy day