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Another word for hurricane

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Noun
      1. Anything resembling a whirlwind, as in violent or destructive force
      2. A destructive force or thing.
      3. A violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterized by an inward spiral motion of the air with an upward current in the center; a vortex of air. It usually has a rapid progressive motion.
      1. A cyclone, within the tropics, in which the wind speed on the surface is between about 30 and 75 miles per hour.
      2. (Meteorol.) A tropical cyclone having winds that move slower than a hurricane (73 mph) but faster than a breeze (31 mph)
      1. Equinoctial
      2. A violent storm or a series of storms of rain and wind believed to take place during the equinoxes.
      1. Any violent tropical cyclone originating in the W Pacific, esp. in the South China Sea
      2. A tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian Oceans.
      3. A weather phenomenon in the Eastern Pacific that is precisely equivalent to a hurricane, which results in wind speeds of 64 knots (118km/h) or above. Equivalent to a cyclone in the Indian Ocean and Indonesia/Australia.
      1. Furious agitation, commotion, or tumult; an uproar:
      2. A violent storm with high winds, esp. one accompanied by rain, hail, or snow
      3. A violent windstorm, frequently accompanied by rain, snow, or hail.
      1. Any of a number of winds associated with regions where most rain falls during a particular season.
      2. The rain that comes with any of these winds or wind systems.
      3. The season during which this wind blows from the southwest, characterized by heavy rains
      1. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      2. The state of blossoming:
      3. A mass of blossoms:
    See also:

    storm