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  1. hur·ri·cane
    IPA[ˈhəriˌkān]
  2. noun

    • 1. a storm with a violent wind, in particular a tropical cyclone in the Caribbean:

      a powerful hurricane hit the Florida coast the manager resigned in a hurricane of disagreement
    • 2. a wind of force 12 on the Beaufort scale (equal to or exceeding 64 knots or 74 mph).

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: hurricane, plural noun: hurricanes

    • noun

      a storm with a violent wind, in particular a tropical cyclone in the Caribbean:

      a wind of force 12 on the Beaufort scale (equal to or exceeding 64 knots or 118 km/h).

    • a single-seat, single-engined British fighter aircraft of the Second World War, produced by the Hawker company and remembered in particular for its role in the Battle of Britain along with the Spitfire.
    • noun

      a strong type of adhesive tape used on windows to keep the glass in place if it is broken by strong winds.
    • noun

      a covered deck at or near the top of a ship's superstructure.
    • a popular term for areas of the US and the Caribbean, such as Florida and the Gulf Coast, that are prone to hurricanes.
    • noun

      an oil lamp with a glass chimney, designed to protect the flame even in high winds.
    • noun

      a covered deck at or near the top of a ship's superstructure.
    • noun

      an oil lamp with a glass chimney, designed to protect the flame even in high winds.
    • noun

      a strong type of adhesive tape used on windows to keep the glass in place if it is broken by strong winds.
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