Monday, January 18, 2016

Definition of Hurricane


noun hur·ri·cane \ˈhər-ə-ˌkān, -i-kən, ˈhə-rə-, ˈhə-ri-\

Simple Definition of hurricane

: an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm with very strong winds that occurs especially in the western part of the Atlantic Ocean
Full Definition of hurricane    
  1. a tropical cyclone with winds of 74 miles (119 kilometers) per hour or greater that occurs especially in the western Atlantic, that is usually accompanied by rain, thunder, and lightning, and that sometimes moves into temperate latitudes.
  2. something resembling a hurricane especially in its turmoil.       
  3. having or being a glass chimney providing protection from wind <a hurricane lamp> Merriam-Webster Photo