Associations to the word «Cyclone»


CYCLONE, noun. A system of winds rotating around a center of low atmospheric pressure.
CYCLONE, noun. A low pressure system.
CYCLONE, noun. (informal) The more or less violent, small-scale circulations such as tornadoes, waterspouts, and dust devils.
CYCLONE, noun. A strong wind.
CYCLONE, noun. A Southeastern and Indian Ocean weather phenomenon that results in wind speeds of around 150 to 200 km/h.
CYCLONE CELLAR, noun. (US) a domestic underground shelter used as protection from severe winds
CYCLONE CELLARS, noun. Plural of cyclone cellar
CYCLONE FENCE, noun. Chainlink fence
CYCLONE PIT, noun. Synonym of cyclone cellar.
CYCLONE PITS, noun. Plural of cyclone pit
CYCLONE SANDWICH, noun. The occurrence of two or more cyclones converging over a small region of land; a compact tornado family (or more generally, cyclone family)

Dictionary definition

CYCLONE, noun. (meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low pressure center; circling counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern.
CYCLONE, noun. A violent rotating windstorm.

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