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turbulence

noun [U] (AIR/WATER MOVEMENT)    /ˈtɜː.bjʊ.ləns/ US  /ˈtɝː.bjə-/
strong sudden movements within air or water: We might be experiencing some turbulence on this flight due to an approaching electrical storm.Floods, tides and currents
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