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

  • noun A wind with a speed ranging from 56 to 63 knots (64 to 72 miles per hour; 104 to 117 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.

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  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning


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