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Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

Is the second stage of the five-stage model of group development. [See stages of group development.]

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Stormer

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 8 words.

North German (Störmer): variant of Storm.

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Stormes

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 6 words.

English: patronymic from Storm.

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storm

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 171 words.

any port in a storm: see port.

the eye of the storm: see eye.

go down a storm

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Storms

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 9 words.

German (Rhineland) and Dutch: patronymic from Storm.

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storms

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 146 words.

The notion that great storms accompany the passing of great persons was formerly widespread and generally accepted. The most widely

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storm

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 57 words.

1 A general term for any violent atmospheric disturbance, such as a thunderstorm, strong gale, dust storm,

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Storms

Edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Terry L. Root and Michael D. Mastrandrea.

in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology. 2205 words.

A storm can be defined as a disturbed state of the atmosphere, the opposite of what we would call calm.

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storm

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 75 words.

conform, corm, dorm, form, forme, haulm, lukewarm, Maugham, misinform, norm, outperform, perform, shawm, storm, swarm, transform, underperform, warm

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stormer

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 106 words.

dormer, former, korma, Norma, performer, pro-forma, stormer, transformer, trauma, warmer • sixth-former • barnstormer • aroma, carcinoma,

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stormer

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 106 words.

dormer, former, korma, Norma, performer, pro-forma, stormer, transformer, trauma, warmer • sixth-former • barnstormer • aroma, carcinoma,

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storm

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 73 words.

conform, corm, dorm, form, forme, haulm, lukewarm, Maugham, misinform, norm, outperform, perform, shawm, storm, swarm, transform, underperform, warm

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Storms

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 54 words.

Variants: Stormes

Current frequencies: GB 11, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 19 • Main GB location 1881: scattered

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Storm

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 287 words.

Variants: Storms

Current frequencies: GB 304, Ireland 10 • GB frequency 1881: 381 • Main GB location 1881: NR

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storm

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 67 words.

n.

1 a heavy discharge of missiles or blows: two men were taken by a storm of bullets.

2

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Storm

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1925), Peadar O'Donnell's first novel, the storm of the title being an actual event and a symbol for the Anglo-Irish War of 1919–21.

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storm

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a heavy discharge of missiles or blows: two men were taken by a storm of bullets.

2 a direct assault by troops on a fortified place.

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storm

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 46 words.

Common term for gales, squalls, rainstorms, or thunderstorms. It is used specifically for conditions associated with the active areas of low-pressure systems. ‘Storm-force winds’ are, by...

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storm

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Common term for gales, squalls, rainstorms, or thunderstorms. It is used specifically for conditions associated with the active areas of low-pressure systems. ‘Storm-force winds’ are, by...

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storm troops

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Military History.

1 another term for) shock troops.

2 Storm Troops the Nazi political militia.

storm trooper

1 another term for) shock troops.

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storm bed

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 42 words.

A bed of sediment deposited by a storm event. Storm beds are usually the product of shallow marine wave activity,

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