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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A channel through which rain is discharged (especially one used for drainage from the gutters of a roof); A heavy rain;

Usage examples (35)
  • "But you called a waterspout when those ships came after us."
  • Hard to see in the picture, I know, but that is a waterspout, which is an-above water tornado.
  • A waterspout is a whirling body of water, which rises from the sea like a sharp-pointed pillar.
  • A waterspout is depicted. for more
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