Associations to the word «Typhoon»


TYPHOON, noun. A weather phenomenon in the Eastern Pacific that is precisely equivalent to a hurricane, which results in wind speeds of 64 knots (118km/h) or above. Equivalent to a cyclone in the Indian Ocean and Indonesia/Australia.
TYPHOON, noun. World War II aircraft, Hawker typhoon.
TYPHOON, noun. A Eurofighter Typhoon.
TYPHOON FIFTH, noun. (slang) (beverages) An 1800-ml bottle of spirits, especially sake.
TYPHOON FIFTHS, noun. Plural of typhoon fifth

Dictionary definition

TYPHOON, noun. A tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans.

Wise words

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