storm center


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storm center

n.
1. The central area of a storm, especially the point of lowest barometric pressure within a storm.
2. A center of trouble, disturbance, or argument.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.storm center - a center of trouble or disturbance
commotion, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do, disruption, disturbance, flutter - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
2.storm center - the central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm
center, middle, centre, eye, heart - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
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