HyperDic: windstorm

English > 1 sense of the word windstorm:
NOUNphenomenonwindstorma storm consisting of violent winds
windstorm > pronunciation
Rhymesbarnstorm ... warm: 29 rhymes with aorm...
English > windstorm: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA storm consisting of violent winds.
NarrowercycloneA violent rotating windstorm
dust storm, duster, sandstorm, siroccoA windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand
tempest(literary) a violent wind
whirlwindA more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth
Broaderstorm, violent stormA violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning

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