Definition of supercell
: an unusually large storm cell; specifically : a severe storm generated by such a cell
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The dog along for the ride, however, was not impressed: The storm, known as a supercell because of its rotating winds, did not spawn a tornado.
A supercell is essentially a rotating thunderstorm.
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