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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground.

Usage examples (36)
  • We are all Midwesterners and the word tornado makes all of us nervous.
  • But to 83-year-old Rachel Manning, the tornado was a big one.
  • The tornado was the first large tornado to hit Billings in more than a half-century.
  • | Reply lol. watched my extralife with a word tornado (strange that i able to find a poll) for more
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