Associations to the word «Hurricane»


HURRICANE, noun. A severe tropical cyclone in the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, or in the eastern North Pacific off the west coast of Mexico, with winds of 74 miles per hour (119 kph) or greater accompanied by rain, lightning, and thunder that sometimes moves into temperate latitudes.
HURRICANE, noun. (meteorology) a wind scale for quite strong wind, stronger than a storm
HURRICANE, noun. (sports) (aerial freestyle skiing) "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
HURRICANE, proper noun. A British fighter aircraft used during World War II, especially during the Battle of Britain
HURRICANE, proper noun. A town in West Virginia, United States, population 5,968 (2005 census estimate)
HURRICANE, proper noun. A town in Utah, United States, population 9,748 (2004 Census estimate)
HURRICANE BOW, noun. A completely enclosed hangar deck found on many aircraft carriers.
HURRICANE BOWS, noun. Plural of hurricane bow

Dictionary definition

HURRICANE, noun. A severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale).

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