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sand·storm

 (sănd′stôrm′)
n.
A strong wind carrying clouds of sand and dust through the air.

sandstorm

(ˈsændˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a strong wind that whips up clouds of sand, esp in a desert

sand•storm

(ˈsændˌstɔrm)

n.
a windstorm, esp. in a desert, that blows along great clouds of sand.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandstorm - a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sandsandstorm - a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand; "it was the kind of duster not experienced in years"
windstorm - a storm consisting of violent winds
Translations
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sandstorm

sandstorm

[ˈsændstɔːm] Ntempestad f de arena

sandstorm

[ˈsændstɔːrm] ntempête f de sablesand trap n (US)bunker m

sandstorm

[ˈsændˌstɔːm] ntempesta di sabbia
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