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tornado

noun [C] uk   /tɔːˈneɪ.dəʊ/  us   /tɔːrˈneɪ.doʊ/ (plural tornadoes or tornados) (US informal also twister)
B2 a strong, dangerous wind that forms itself into an upside-down spinning cone and is able to destroy buildings as it moves across the ground
Translations of “tornado”
in Arabic إعْصار…
in Korean 토네이도…
in Malaysian puting beliung…
in French tornade…
in Turkish hortum, kasırga, siklon…
in Italian tromba d’aria, tornado…
in Chinese (Traditional) 龍捲風, 旋風…
in Russian смерч…
in Polish tornado, trąba powietrzna…
in Vietnamese bão táp…
in Spanish tornado…
in Portuguese tornado…
in Thai พายุทอร์นาโด…
in German der Tornado…
in Catalan tornado…
in Japanese 竜巻…
in Indonesian angin puyuh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 龙卷风, 旋风…
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