line squall

noun

Definition of line squall

: a squall or thunderstorm occurring along a cold front

First Known Use of line squall

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Line squall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20squall. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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