Storming Storm"ing, a. & n. from {Storm}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Storming party} (Mil.), a party assigned to the duty of making the first assault in storming a fortress. [1913 Webster]

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  • Storming — Storm Storm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stormed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Storming}.] (Mil.) To assault; to attack, and attempt to take, by scaling walls, forcing gates, breaches, or the like; as, to storm a fortified town. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • storming — adjective Etymology: from present participle of storm (II) : that storms equity markets made a storming start to the week Financial Times (London) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • storming — storm|ing [ stɔrmıŋ ] adjective very impressive, usually because of being fast …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • storming — n. act of forcefully assaulting, act of attacking with sudden force stÉ”rm /stɔːm n. squall, tempest, strong atmospheric disturbance which brings strong winds and sometimes precipitation; intense barrage of objects or blows; violent emotional… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • storming — UK [ˈstɔː(r)mɪŋ] / US [ˈstɔrmɪŋ] adjective very impressive, usually because of being fast …   English dictionary