storm centre

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storm centre

n
1. (Physical Geography) the centre of a cyclonic storm, etc, where pressure is lowest
2. the centre of any disturbance or trouble
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Noun1.storm centre - 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 centre - 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
References in classic literature ?
She sat in that storm centre as calmly as if it had been no more than a block of carriages at the opera.
Many storm centres are forecast to pass just north of the UK.
Many storm centres are forecast to pass just north of the UK, with a battering of rain each time they pass through.