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Tornado

Meanings and phrases

tornado

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground; twister
  2. a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive; crack; crack cocaine

tornado cellar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes; storm cellar; cyclone cellar

tornado lantern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney; hurricane lamp; hurricane lantern; storm lantern; storm lamp

tornado outbreak

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The tornado outbreak killed at least 243 people.
  • The storm was part of the tornado outbreak of March 2–3, 2012.
  • The tornado outbreak injured more than 1,000 people and caused $450 million in total damages and destruction.

tornado struck

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A tornado struck Foshan, Shanwei and Shaoguan, killing nine.
  • A tornado struck Star on May 5, 1904.
  • When a tornado struck Lubbock on May 11, 1970, she refused to give up her post.

tornado touched

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On May 11, 2008, an EF2 tornado touched down in Lizella at 5:45 am.
  • A tornado touched down near Martinsville and remained on the ground for about .
  • Another F3 tornado touched down south of Lexington, where it completely leveled a square stick frame home.

tornado touched down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On May 11, 2008, an EF2 tornado touched down in Lizella at 5:45 am.
  • A tornado touched down near Martinsville and remained on the ground for about .
  • Another F3 tornado touched down south of Lexington, where it completely leveled a square stick frame home.

tornado hit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On April 15, 2018, an EF3 tornado hit the town, severely damaging homes and businesses.
  • On June 10, 2013, a tornado hit the Locust Point area as a part of a severe storm system sprawling across the East Coast.
  • The tornado hit the town of Sleepy Hollow, New York, around 3:37 p.m. EDT (19:37 UTC); two minutes later, a wind gust was reported along the periphery of the tornado.

tornado caused

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The tornado caused damage to a warehouse nearby.
  • According to Indian River County Emergency Management Coordinator Dale Justice, that tornado caused $850,000 in losses.
  • On March 27, 1991, a tornado caused significant damage to Lemont and Sag Bridge, including the historic St. James Church and cemetery.
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