hurricane

(Learning Modules / Geography / Weather forecasting) A cyclone with windspeeds in excess of 120 kph is a hurricane in the Atlantic, a typhoon in the western Pacific or a tropical cyclone in the Indian Ocean. The winds circulate anticlockwise in the northern hemisphere.

Hurricane

HMS Hurricane was a British Hero Class destroyer of 1340 tons displacement built under the 1934 War Programme and launched in 1936 only to be sunk by enemy aircraft at Liverpool in 1941, salvaged and refitted she was later finally sunk in 1943. She was armed with four 4.7-inch guns; six smaller guns and eight 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered ...
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Hurricane

[Thirty Seconds to Mars song] ==Background and recording== Jared Leto wrote the piano ballad `Hurricane` in winter 2007 whilst in Berlin. In an interview, Jared said the following about the song: {cquote|`I wrote `Hurricane` in Berlin in the winter in 2007. It was winter, it was getting dark at like 3:30 in the afternoon, and it could go ei...
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Hurricane

A cyclonic storm, usually of tropic origin, covering an extensive area, and containing winds in excess of 75 miles per hour.
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Hurricane

A tropical revolving storm with sustained wind speeds of more than 118 km/h (73 mph). Also known as a typhoon or cyclone.
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hurricane

[n] - a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)
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Hurricane

(1) A wind of 'Force 12' (e.g. maximum) on the Beaufort Scale of wind force. Rarely experienced except in tropical revolving storms or tornadoes. Velocity of 75+ m.p.h.
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Hurricane

Hurricane: A regionally specific name for a strong tropical cyclone. The term hurricane applies in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Northeast Pacific Ocean east of the dateline, or the South Pacific Ocean east of 160E. Other terms for the same type of storm, a strong tropical cyclone, include typhoon (in the Northwest Pacific Ocean west of the datelin...
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Hurricane

Hur'ri·cane noun [ Spanish hurracan ; orig. a Carib word signifying, a high wind.] A violent storm, characterized by extreme fury and sudden changes of the wind, and generally accompanied by rain, thunder, and lightning; -- especially prevalent in the East and West Indies. Also used figuratively. &...
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hurricane

A violent storm, characterised by extreme fury and sudden changes of the wind, and generally accompanied by rain, thunder, and lightning; especially prevalent in the East and West Indies. Also used figuratively. 'Like the smoke in a hurricane whirl'd.' (Tennyson) 'Each guilty thought to me is A dreadful hurricane. ... <zoology> ' (Massinger) ...
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Hurricane

• (n.) A violent storm, characterized by extreme fury and sudden changes of the wind, and generally accompanied by rain, thunder, and lightning; -- especially prevalent in the East and West Indies. Also used figuratively.
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hurricane

local name in the Caribbean, North Atlantic, and eastern North Pacific regions for a large tropical cyclone.[22 related articles]
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Hurricane

British single-seat fighter aircraft manufactured by Hawker Aircraft, Ltd., in the 1930s and `40s. The Hurricane was numerically the most important ... [5 related articles]
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Hurricane

Candle shell mold used for dried flowers & other decorations. Leaves the center of the mold hollow, to be filled with wax not containing the flowers. The outside shell doesn't burn so the flowers don't float into the flame. These can be refilled over and over. Or you can insert a votive or tea light candle in the shell.
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Hurricane

An intense cyclonic storm consisting of an organized mass of thunderstorms that develops over the warm oceans of the tropics. To be classified as a hurricane, winds speeds in the storm must be greater than 118 kilometers per hour.
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HURRICANE

The name for a tropical cyclone with sustained winds of 74 miles per hour (65 knots) or greater in the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern North Pacific Ocean. This same tropical cyclone is known as a typhoon in the western Pacific and a cyclone in the Indian Ocean. Related term: Dave's Dictionary
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Hurricane

See Cyclone
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hurricane

hurricane, tropical cyclone in which winds attain speeds greater than 74 mi (119 km) per hr. Wind speeds reach over 190 mi (289 km) per hr in some hurricanes. The term is often restricted to those storms occurring over the N Atlantic Ocean; the identical phenomenon occurring over the W Pacific Ocean...
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Hurricane

The Hawker Hurricane was a series of British single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber monoplanes of the Second World War. Various version were armed with various weaponry, typically twelve Browning 0.303 inch machine-guns, or eight Browning 0.303 inch machine-guns, or four 20 mm Hispano cannons, or two 40 mm guns and two 0.303 inch machine-guns all w...
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hurricane

Click images to enlargeA severe depression (region of very low atmospheric pressure) in tropical regions, called typhoon in the North Pacific. It is a revolving storm originating at latitudes between 5° and 20° north or south of the Equator, when the surface temperature of the ocean is above 27°C/80...
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Hurricane

A severe tropical storm (i.e., winds >64 knots) in the Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and Eastern Pacific. The word is believed to originate from the Caribbean Indian storm god "Huracan". See also Typhoon and Cyclone.
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Hurricane

– This signature cocktail of New Orleans is a potent sweet fruit punch and rum drink that is served in a special hurricane lamp glass that has become one of the most sought-after souvenirs in New Orleans. During celebrations (celebrations seem to be nightly in the New Orleans French Quarter) tourists carry their `to go” Hurricane...
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Hurricane

Candle shell mold used for dried flowers & other decorations. Leaves the center of the mold hollow, to be filled with wax not containing the flowers. The outside shell doesn't burn so the flowers don't float into the flame. These can be refilled over and over. Or you can insert a votive or tea light candle in the shell.
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Hurricane

[pipe] Hurricane is the name of a high-end bong marketed as a water pipe for tobacco use. It is manufactured in Germany by Paul Stollwerk, and is widely known for its expensive and unique design. ==Design== The Hurricane`s design is different from other pipes in that its corpus is specifically designed to make the smoke swirl, similar to a ...
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Hurricane

[cocktail] The hurricane is a sweet alcoholic drink made with rum and fruit juice, syrup, or grenadine. It is one of many popular drinks served in New Orleans. The creation of this passion fruit–colored relative of a Daiquiri drink is credited to New Orleans tavern owner Pat O`Brien. The bar allegedly started as a speakeasy called Mr. O`B...
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