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tornadonoun [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
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Translations of “tornado”
in Korean 토네이도…
in Arabic إعْصار…
in Malaysian puting beliung…
in French tornade…
in Russian смерч…
in Chinese (Traditional) 龍捲風, 旋風…
in Italian tromba d’aria, tornado…
in Turkish hortum, kasırga, siklon…
in Polish tornado, trąba powietrzna…
in Spanish tornado…
in Vietnamese bão táp…
in Portuguese tornado…
in Thai พายุทอร์นาโด…
in German der Tornado…
in Catalan tornado…
in Japanese 竜巻…
in Chinese (Simplified) 龙卷风, 旋风…
in Indonesian angin puyuh…
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