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squall

noun [C] uk   /skwɔːl/ us    /skwɑːl/

squall noun [C] (STRONG WIND)

a sudden strong wind or short storm: Violent squalls signalled the approach of the hurricane.

squall noun [C] (SHOUT)

squally
adjective uk   /ˈskwɔː.li/ us    /ˈskwɑː-/

squall

verb [I] uk   /skwɔːl/ us    /skwɑːl/
(especially of a baby) to make a loud, sharp noise
Translations of “squall”
in Spanish borrasca…
in French bourrasque…
in German die Böe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強風, 颮(指突起的狂風或短時的風暴)…
in Russian шквал…
in Turkish anî ve kuvvetli fırtına…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强风, 飑(指突起的狂风或短时的风暴)…
in Polish szkwał…
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