from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The central area of a storm, especially the point of lowest barometric pressure within a storm.
  • n. A center of trouble, disturbance, or argument.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the center of the area covered by a storm, especially by a storm of large extent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The position of lowest pressure in a cyclonic storm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
  • n. a center of trouble or disturbance


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