Significado de “hurricane” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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hurricane en inglés británico

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hurricanenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhʌr.ɪ.kən/ /ˈhʌr.ɪ.keɪn/ us /ˈhɝː.ɪ.keɪn/ /ˈhɝː.ɪ.kən/

a violent wind that has a circular movement, especially in the West Atlantic Ocean:

The state of Florida was hit by a hurricane that did serious damage.
Hurricane force (= very strong) winds are expected tonight.

Más ejemplos

  • The roof of their house caved in during a hurricane.
  • The hurricane is predicted to reach the coast tomorrow morning.
  • Violent squalls signalled the approach of the hurricane.
  • People living in the track of the hurricane have been advised to leave their homes until it has passed.
  • Much of the region's verdant countryside has been destroyed in the hurricane.

(Definición de hurricane del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

hurricane en inglés americano

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hurricanenoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɜr·əˌkeɪn, ˈhʌr·ə-/

earth science a violent storm with strong circular winds of at least 72 miles (or 118 kilometers) per hour, esp. in the western Atlantic Ocean

(Definición de hurricane del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)