HyperDic: twister

English > 2 senses of the word twister:
NOUNphenomenontwister, tornadoa localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground
foodtwister, crullersmall friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried
twister > pronunciation
Soundstwih'ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > twister: 2 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground.
Synonymtornado
NarrowersupertwisterThe most powerful tornado which can create enormously devastating damage
waterspoutA tornado passing over water and picking up a column of water and mist
BroadercycloneA violent rotating windstorm
Spanishtornado
Catalantornado
Verbstwistto move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling / struggling / struggling)
English > twister: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningsmall friedcake formed into twisted strips and fried; richer than doughnuts.
Synonymcruller
Broaderfriedcakesmall cake in the form of a ring or twist or ball or strip fried in deep fat
Spanishchurro
Catalanxurro

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