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waterspoutnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.spaʊt/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/ mainly US
a tornado (= ​violentlyspinningcolumn of ​air)filled with ​water that ​forms over the ​sea
(Definition of waterspout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “waterspout”
in Chinese (Simplified) 海龙卷,水龙卷(海上的一种强旋风暴)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海龍捲,水龍捲(海上的一種強旋風暴)…
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