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tornado

noun [C]  us   /tɔrˈneɪ·doʊ/ (plural tornadoes or tornados) (infml twister)
a dangerous storm which is a spinning cone of wind that destroys anything in its path 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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