windstorm

noun wind·storm \ ˈwin(d)-ˌstȯrm \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

Definition of windstorm

: a storm marked by high wind with little or no precipitation

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14th century

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Definition of windstorm for English Language Learners

  • : a storm that has very strong winds and usually very little rain or snow


WINDSTORM Defined for Kids

windstorm

noun wind·storm \ ˈwind-ˌstȯrm \

Definition of windstorm for Students

: a storm with strong wind and little or no rain


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