[PLURAL TOR·NA·DOES, TOR·NA·DOS.]
a localized, violently destructive windstorm occurring over land, especially in the Middle West, and characterized by a long, funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground and made visible by condensation and debris.
a violent squall or whirlwind of small extent, as one of those occurring during the summer on the west coast of Africa.
a violent outburst, as of emotion or activity.
(initial capital letter) Military. a supersonic, two-seat, multipurpose military aircraft produced jointly by West Germany, Britain, and Italy and capable of flying in darkness and bad weather.
For a vortex to be classified as a tornado, it must be in contact with both the
ground and the cloud base. Scientists have not yet created a complete definition
a localized, violently destructive windstorm occurring over land, especially in the
Middle West, and characterized by a long, funnel-shaped cloud extending ...
noun tor·na·do \tȯr-ˈnā-(ˌ)dō\. : a violent and destructive storm in which
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n. pl. tor·na·does or tor·na·dos. 1. A violently rotating column of air extending from
a cumulonimbus cloud to the ground, ranging in width from a few meters to ...
The definition of tornado is a twirling, narrow funnel of wind with speeds of 100 to
300 miles per hour that can damage anything in its path.
tornado. See definition in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary ... violent or
devastating action or emotion: teenagers caught up in a tornado of sexual
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Mar 5, 2015 ... Weather scientists haven't found it so simple in practice, however, to classify and
define tornadoes (per this essay by Doswell). For example ...
Tornadoes What is a tornado? A tornado is a violent rotating column of air
extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are