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wind·storm

 (wĭnd′stôrm′)
n.
A storm with high winds or violent gusts but little or no rain.

windstorm

(ˈwɪndˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a storm consisting of violent winds

wind•storm

(ˈwɪndˌstɔrm)

n.
a storm with heavy wind but little or no precipitation.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.windstorm - a storm consisting of violent winds
cyclone - a violent rotating windstorm
dust storm, duster, sandstorm, sirocco - a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand; "it was the kind of duster not experienced in years"
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
tempest - (literary) a violent wind; "a tempest swept over the island"
whirlwind - a more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth
Translations

windstorm

[ˈwɪndstɔːm] Nventarrón m, huracán m
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