Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A fire of great size and intensity that generates and is fed by strong inrushing winds from all sides.
  • noun An intense or violent response.

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  • noun A fire whose intensity is greatly increased by inrushing winds.
  • noun An intense or violent response.

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  • noun an outburst of controversy
  • noun a storm in which violent winds are drawn into the column of hot air rising over a severely bombed area

Etymologies

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fire +‎ storm

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