• Definition for "derecho"
    • A windstorm with powerful straight-line winds.
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derecho definition

  • noun:
    • A windstorm with powerful straight-line winds.
    • a right wind without obvious cyclonic tendency, usually associated with rainfall and often destructive, common in prairie elements of the usa.
    • In Mexican and Spanish legislation:
    • a stronger wind or squall blowing straight forward, with no evident cyclonic rotation.
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