Recent Examples of cyclone from the Web
That’s just shy of the all-time U.S. high mark of 52 inches recorded during tropical cyclone Hiki in Hawaii in 1950.
Only one previous storm—tropical cyclone Hiki—has dumped more rain in the United States.
And Trump isn’t at fault for the mere existence of a tropical cyclone.
There were 93 tropical cyclones across the globe, 13 percent more than normal.
Erd describes it as a literal perfect storm after a massive cyclone hit Madagascar in March.
In 1989, the Voyager 2 spacecraft observed a Great Dark Spot—a roundish cyclone—that rivaled Jupiter’s Great Red Spot in size and bested it in windspeed.
The cyclone formed in the middle of the bay, meteorologists said, at about 1:30 a.m. The twister came ashore in the Bay City community of Kent Island and moved northeast toward Stevensville.
No tropical cyclone formation was expected over the next five days.
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Origin and Etymology of cyclone
First Known Use: 1848See Words from the same year
CYCLONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cyclone for English Language Learners
: an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm with very high winds that turn around an area of low pressure
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