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tornado

noun [C] uk   /tɔːˈneɪ.dəʊ/ us    /tɔːrˈneɪ.doʊ/ ( plural tornadoes or tornados) ( US informal also twister)
B2 a strong, dangerous wind that forms itself into an upside-down spinning cone and is able to destroy buildings as it moves across the ground
Translations of “tornado”
in Korean 토네이도…
in Arabic إعْصار…
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 Spanish tornado…
in Portuguese tornado…
in German der Tornado…
in Catalan tornado…
in Japanese 竜巻…
in Chinese (Simplified) 龙卷风, 旋风…
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