A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (weather)
a. storm
El cielo se volvió gris a medida que se acercaba la tormenta.The sky turned grey as the storm approached.
b. thunderstorm (with thunder and lightning)
No pude dormir anoche con esa tormenta. ¡Qué miedo!I couldn't sleep last night with that thunderstorm. It was so scary!
2. (commotion)
a. storm
La subida de impuestos desató una tormenta de críticas contra el gobierno.The raise in taxes unleashed a storm of criticism against the government.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. storm
2. (fig)
esperar a que pase la tormentato wait until things have calmed down
3. (fig)
fue una tormenta en un vaso de aguait was a storm in a teacup, a tempest in a teapot
tormenta de arenasandstorm
tormenta eléctricaelectric storm
tormenta de ideasbrainstorming session
tormenta de nievesnowstorm
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1 (Meteorología) storm
una tormenta en un vaso de agua a storm in a teacup; a tempest in a teapot; (EEUU)
tormenta de arena sandstorm
tormenta de nieve snowstorm
tormenta de polvo dust storm
2 (discusión etc) storm; (trastorno) upheaval; turmoil
desencadenó una tormenta de pasiones it unleashed a storm of passions; sufrió una tormenta de celos she was eaten up with jealousy
tormenta de cerebros brainstorm; brainstorming
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