(Meteorol.) A system of rotating winds over a vast area, spinning inward to a low pressure center (counterclockwise in the N Hemisphere) and generally causing stormy weather: commonly called a low, since it coexists with low barometric pressure
A violent cyclonic storm occurring in the western Pacific Ocean.
The wind instruments of an orchestra, or the players of these instruments
Anything resembling a whirlwind, as in violent or destructive force
Any heavy fall of snow, rain, or hail
Any wind that reverses its direction seasonally or blows constantly between land and adjacent water
A storm with high winds or violent gusts but little or no rain. Winds with speeds up to 241 km (149 mi) per hour have been recorded during windstorms.
A violently whirling column of air, with wind speeds of about 100 to 300 miles per hour, extending downward from a cumulonimbus cloud, esp. in Australia and the central U.S.: usually appearing as a rapidly rotating, slender, funnel-shaped cloud and typically causing great destruction along its narrow path
The definition of a tempest is a violent and windy storm, or an outburst or uproar.
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