UK [ˈwɪndˌstɔː(r)m] / US [ˈwɪndˌstɔrm] noun [countable]
Word forms "windstorm":
singular windstorm plural windstorms
a period of bad weather when there is a lot of wind but no rain

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  • Windstorm — Wind storm, n. A storm characterized by high wind with little or no rain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • windstorm — [wind′stôrm΄] n. a storm with a strong wind but little or no rain, hail, etc …   English World dictionary

  • windstorm — /wind stawrm /, n. a storm with heavy wind but little or no precipitation. [1350 1400; ME; see WIND1, STORM] * * * ▪ meteorology  a wind that is strong enough to cause at least light damage to trees and buildings and may or may not be accompanied …   Universalium

  • windstorm — vėtra statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Labai stiprus sausumos vėjas, trunkantis nuo kelių minučių iki kelių valandų. Dažniausiai būna su perkūnija ir krituliais (liūtimi ir kruša). atitikmenys: angl. storm; tempest; windstorm …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • windstorm — A violent storm characterized by the vehemence of the wind and its sudden changes. In order to amount to a windstorm, a movement of air need not have either the cyclonic or the whirling features which usually accompany tornadoes or cyclones, but… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • windstorm — noun Date: 14th century a storm marked by high wind with little or no precipitation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • windstorm — noun A storm in which there are strong, violent winds but no precipitation …   Wiktionary

  • windstorm — Synonyms and related words: black squall, blizzard, blow, cyclone, dirty weather, equinoctial, foul weather, gale, half a gale, heavy blow, hurricane, ill wind, line squall, line storm, rainstorm, rough weather, snowstorm, squall, squall line,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • windstorm — wind|storm [ˈwındsto:m US sto:rm] n a period of bad weather with strong winds but not much rain …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • windstorm — wind|storm [ wınd,stɔrm ] noun count a period of bad weather when there is a lot of wind but no rain …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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