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tropical storm

noun

: a powerful storm that begins in the tropics and that has winds which are not as strong as those of a hurricane

Full Definition of TROPICAL STORM

:  a tropical cyclone with strong winds of over 39 miles (63 kilometers) per hour but less than hurricane intensity
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First Known Use of TROPICAL STORM

1937
TROPICAL STORM Defined for Kids

tropical storm

noun

Definition of TROPICAL STORM for Kids

:  a storm that begins in the tropics with winds that are not as strong as those of a hurricane

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