Whirlwind

[pinball] Whirlwind is a pinball machine produced by Williams. It is distinguished by three playfield rotating discs, and a fan topper that blows wind on the player at certain times in the game. ==Digital versions== Whirlwind is available as licensed table of The Pinball Arcade for several platforms. The table appeared also in Pinball Hall ...
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whirlwind

[n] - a more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth
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Whirlwind

A small region of air revolving rapidly round a low-pressure core and acting for some hundreds of feet up from the ground.
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Whirlwind

Series of twin-engine monoplane fighters, Whirlwind, 1940 [UK]
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Whirlwind

Whirl'wind` noun [ Confer Icelandic hvirfilvindr , Swedish hvirfvelvind , Danish hvirvelvind , German wirbelwind . See Whirl , and Wind , noun ] 1. A violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterized by an inw...
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whirlwind

1. A violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterised by an inward spiral motion of the air with an upward current in the center; a vortex of air. It usually has a rapid progressive motion. 'The swift dark whirlwind that uproots the woods. And drowns the villages.' (Bryant) ... Some meteorologists apply the word whirlwind to the l...
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whirlwind

noun a more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth
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Whirlwind

• (n.) A violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterized by an inward spiral motion of the air with an upward current in the center; a vortex of air. It usually has a rapid progressive motion. • (n.) Fig.: A body of objects sweeping violently onward.
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Whirlwind

(from the article `computer`) ...compiler actually to be implemented. (The language that it compiled was called by the same name.) Glennie`s compiler had little influence, ... New hardware continued to be invented, though. In the United States, Jay Forrester of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Jan ... ...involved t...
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whirlwind

a small-diameter columnar vortex of rapidly swirling air. A broad spectrum of vortices occurs in the atmosphere, ranging in scale from small eddies ...
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Whirlwind

HMS Whirlwind was a British Wager Class destroyer of 1710 tons displacement launched in 1943. HMS Whirlwind was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots. She carried a complement of 186 and was armed with four 4.7 inch guns; four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns; four 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and four depth charge thro...
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Whirlwind

A whirlwind is a weather phenomenon in which a vortex of wind (a vertically oriented rotating column of air) forms due to instabilities and turbulence created by heating and flow (current) gradients. Whirlwinds occur all over the world and in any season. == Types == Whirlwinds are subdivided into two main types, the great (or major) whirlwinds and...
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WHIRLWIND

A small-scale, rapidly rotating column of wind, formed thermally and most likely to develop on clear, dry, hot afternoons. Often called a dust devil when visible by the dust, dirt or debris it picks up. Also slang for a landspout or a tornado.
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whirlwind

whirlwind, revolving mass of air resulting from local atmospheric instability, such as that caused by intense heating of the ground by the sun on a hot summer day. Examples of whirlwinds are waterspouts, tornadoes, small whirls of dust or leaves, and the sand whirls of the desert, called dust devils...
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whirlwind

Rapidly rotating column of air, often synonymous with a tornado. On a smaller scale it produces the dust-devils seen in deserts
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WhirlWind

[Seabreeze] The WhirlWind is a roller coaster at Seabreeze Amusement Park in Rochester, New York. It is where Quantum Loop stood until Winter 2004 when the WhirlWind was added. ==History== The Whirlwind previously traveled Spain with Family Fraguas. It was painted orange and silver and operated under the name `Cyber Space` (different from t...
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Whirlwind

A small-scale, rapidly rotating column of wind, formed thermally and most likely to develop on clear
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Whirlwind

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