What Is the Definition of a Hurricane?

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Hurricane is a word that is used as a noun to refer to a severe and often destructive storm such as a tropical cyclone. In the Beaufort scale, it is a wind that has a force of 12 or more. The word can also be used to refer to anything that acts like such a wind.
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hur·ri·cane
[hur-i-keyn, huhr- or, esp. British, -kuhn]
NOUN
1.
a violent, tropical, cyclonic storm of the western North Atlantic, having wind speeds of or in excess of 72 miles per hour (32 m/sec).
2.
a storm of the most intense severity.
3.
anything suggesting a violent storm.
4.
(initial capital letter) Military a single-seat British fighter plane of World War II, fitted with eight .303 caliber machine guns and with a top speed in excess of 300 miles per hour (480 km/h).
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A hurricane is a violent cyclone that forms over the ocean. They gain in power as they spiral across the ocean. Hurricanes are a threat to humans because they can be very destructive. You can find more information here: http://www.hurricane-facts.com/
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