hurricane definition

  • noun:
    • A severe tropical cyclone while it began with the equatorial parts of the Atlantic Ocean or Caribbean water or east elements of the Pacific Ocean, taking a trip north, northwest, or northeast from the point of source, and in most cases involving hefty rains.
    • A wind with a speed more than 74 miles (119 kilometers) per hour, based on the Beaufort scale.
    • anything resembling a hurricane in force or rate.
    • A severe tropical cyclone in the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, gulf coast of florida, or perhaps in the eastern North Pacific off the west shore of Mexico, with winds of 75 miles per hour (120.7 kph) or better accompanied by rainfall, lightning, and thunder that often moves into temperate latitudes.
    • a wind scale for very good wind, stronger than a storm
    • "full—triple-full—full" – an acrobatic maneuver consisting of three flips and five twists, with one twist on the first flip, three twists on the second flip, one twist on the third flip
    • A violent storm, characterized by severe fury and unexpected modifications associated with wind, and generally accompanied by rain, thunder, and lightning; -- specially widespread into the East and West Indies. In addition utilized figuratively.
    • A storm of this intensest extent; a cyclone.
    • Any violent tempest, or such a thing suggestive of just one.
    • in eighteenth century, a social party; a rout; a drum.
    • Synonyms Tempest, etc. See wind.
    • a severe tropical cyclone usually with hefty rains and winds going a 73-136 knots (12 regarding the Beaufort scale)

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