- a rushing hurricane of blows struck him as he stood up
- —Donn Byrne
Examples of hurricane in a Sentence
economic news that unleashed a hurricane on the trading floor
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The entire site will be covered by a 400,000-square-foot roof designed to keep out the sun and withstand hurricane-force winds.
Peak winds are projected to be near hurricane force near the storm’s core.
The 174-foot-long section was part of a larger bridge being built that was designed to withstand hurricane-force winds.
The third major storm in two weeks has lashed the Northeast with hurricane-force winds, heavy snow and widespread power outages and now millions of people are facing yet another cleanup.
The powerful nor'easter hammered the Northeast this weekend with flooding and hurricane-force gusts in New England.
The nor'easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow Friday -- flooding streets, grounding flights, stopping trains and leaving 1.6 million customers without power from North Carolina to Maine.
The eastern seaboard braced for wind gusts exceeding 50 mph, with possible hurricane-force gusts of 80 to 90 mph on Cape Cod.
From Friday to Saturday morning, officials also predict hurricane-force wind gusts of up to 75 miles per hour around Cape Cod and 65- to 70-mile-per-hour winds near Boston, which could result in tree and property damage and numerous power outages.
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HURRICANE Defined for English Language Learners
: an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm with very strong winds that occurs especially in the western part of the Atlantic Ocean
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