HyperDic: waterspout

English > 3 senses of the word waterspout:
NOUNphenomenonwaterspouta tornado passing over water and picking up a column of water and mist
phenomenonwaterspout, downpour, cloudburst, deluge, torrent, pelter, soakera heavy rain
artifactwaterspouta channel through which water is discharged (especially one used for drainage from the gutters of a roof)
English > waterspout: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA tornado passing over water and picking up a column of water and mist.
Broadertornado, twisterA localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground
Spanishmanga de agua, tromba marina, tromba
Catalantromba
English > waterspout: 3 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningA heavy rain.
Synonymsdownpour, cloudburst, deluge, torrent, pelter, soaker
Broaderrain, rainfallwater falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Spanishaguacero, chaparrada, chaparrón, chubasco, diluvio, nubada, pelter, torrente, turbión
Catalanaiguat, bàtec, diluvi, ruixat, torrent, xàfec
English > waterspout: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA channel through which water is discharged (especially one used for drainage from the gutters of a roof).
BroaderconduitA passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass

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