Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In the manner of a cyclone; like a cyclone.

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Examples

  • This interaction causes the warm air to be cyclonically lifted vertically into the atmosphere where it combines with colder upper atmosphere air.

    Mid-latitude cyclone

  • And I think it's one of the most engaging cyclonically and emotionally energy wise, as far as the most engaging campaigns we've seen in a long, long time.

    CNN Transcript Apr 4, 2008

  • To compensate for the vacuum in the upper atmosphere, surface air flows cyclonically upward into the outflow to replenish lost mass.

    Mid-latitude cyclone

  • The thunderstorms also begin to organize themselves into spiral bands that swirl cyclonically toward the center of the storm.

    Tropical weather and hurricanes

  • For now, as the helicopter"Germans called them machines which screwed themselves into the air " lifted off, snow swirling cyclonically in its wake, he held his daughter's hand and watched the rapidly vanishing figure of his wife.

    The Arsenal

  • The Indians outnumbered the white men three to one, but when the latter rushed cyclonically through the camp, no effort was made to repel them, and by the time the Indians had recovered from their surprise the plainsmen had driven off all the horses -- those belonging to the reds as well as those that had been stolen.

    Last of the great scouts; the life story of Col. William F. Cody ("Buffalo Bill") as told by his sister, Helen Cody Wetmore

  • The Indians outnumbered the white men three to one, but when the latter rushed cyclonically through the camp, no effort was made to repel them, and by the time the Indians had recovered from their surprise the plainsmen had driven off all the horses -- those belonging to the reds as well as those that had been stolen.

    Last of the Great Scouts The Life Story of William F Cody

  • "I'll make him pay for all this, some day!" she said to herself, shaking with anger, her grandmother's own temper raging cyclonically within her.

    The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig; a Novel

  • As air rises cyclonically - in a counterclockwise fashion around an area of low pressure, moisture wraps around the storm, a surge of colder, drier air on north/northwest winds creating a sharp northeast/southwest cut-off to the snowfall amounts.

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  • As air rises cyclonically - in a counterclockwise fashion around an area of low pressure, moisture wraps around the storm, a surge of colder, drier air on north/northwest winds creating a sharp northeast/southwest cut-off to the snowfall amounts.

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