American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cyclonic storm having winds ranging from approximately 48 to 121 kilometers (30 to 75 miles) per hour.
“A dark pinwheel flashing with minuscule bolts of lightning showed a tropical storm building majestically in the South Liran Sea.”
“Storm update from Accu-Miles Weather Center: The Category 5 hurricane downgraded to a tropical storm some time between the funeral service and Mel’s departure.”
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Terms that imply or describe the intensity or amount of wind, such as half a gale and fresh wind. Most of these terms are nautical and meteorological; a few, literary.
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