hurricane
Pronunciation
  • (RP) enPR: hŭr′ĭ-kən, IPA: /ˈhʌɹɪkən/
  • (America) enPR hŭr′ĭ-kān', IPA: /ˈhʌɹɪˌkeɪn/, /ˈhɝɪˌkeɪn/
Noun

hurricane (plural hurricanes)

  1. A severe tropical cyclone in the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, or in the eastern North Pacific off the west coast of Mexico, with winds of 119 km/h (74 miles per hour) or greater accompanied by rain, lightning, and thunder that sometimes moves into temperate latitudes.
  2. (meteorology) A wind scale for quite strong wind, stronger than a storm
Translations Translations Noun

hurricane (plural hurricanes)

  1. (sports, aerial freestyle skiing) "full—triple-full—full" – an acrobatic maneuver consisting of three flips and five twists, with one twist on the first flip, three twists on the second flip, one twist on the third flip

Hurricane
Proper noun
  1. A locality in Shire of Mareeba, Australia.
  2. An unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama.
  3. An unincorporated community in Perry County, Kentucky.
  4. An unincorporated community in Crooked Creek Township, Bollinger County.
  5. An unincorporated community in Washington County, Missouri.
  6. An unincorporated community in Madison County, North Carolina.
  7. A city in Washington County, Utah.
  8. A city in Putnam County, West Virginia.
  9. An unincorporated community in Beetown, Grant County.
Noun

hurricane (plural hurricanes)

  1. (historical) A British fighter aircraft used during World War II, especially during the Battle of Britain.



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