windstorm

windstorm
Synonyms and related words:
black squall, blizzard, blow, cyclone, dirty weather, equinoctial, foul weather, gale, half a gale, heavy blow, hurricane, ill wind, line squall, line storm, rainstorm, rough weather, snowstorm, squall, squall line, storm, storm wind, stormy weather, stormy winds, strong wind, tempest, tempestuous rage, tempestuous wind, thick squall, thundersquall, thunderstorm, tornado, tropical cyclone, typhoon, ugly wind, violent blow, white squall, whole gale, williwaw, wind-shift line

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  • windstorm — [wind′stôrm΄] n. a storm with a strong wind but little or no rain, hail, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • windstorm — UK [ˈwɪndˌstɔː(r)m] / US [ˈwɪndˌstɔrm] noun [countable] Word forms windstorm : singular windstorm plural windstorms a period of bad weather when there is a lot of wind but no rain …   English dictionary

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  • Windstorm inspection — A windstorm inspection, also referred to as a windstorm mitigation inspection or windstorm insurance inspection, is a kind of home inspection common in the coastal areas of the Southeastern United States. The purpose of a windstorm inspection is… …   Wikipedia

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  • windstorm — noun Date: 14th century a storm marked by high wind with little or no precipitation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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