Nouns denoting natural events

cave in
the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
 
amplitude
(physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave
 
slip
an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
 
party
an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
 
malformation
something abnormal or anomalous
 
heat flash
a flash of intense heat (as released by an atomic explosion)
 
independence
the successful ending of the American Revolution
 
lightning
the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more
 
outrage
a disgraceful event
 
race meeting
a regular occasion on which a number of horse races are held on the same track
 
kickoff
a start given to contestants
 
tidal wave
an overwhelming manifestation of some emotion or phenomenon
 
wild card
an unpredictable factor
 
disintegration
total destruction
 
inferno
a very intense and uncontrolled fire
 
bounce
rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
 
diurnal variation
fluctuations that occur during each day
 
oozing
the process of seeping
 
flow
the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
 
chatter
the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine
 
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