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twister

Line breaks: twist¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪstə
 
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Definition of twister in English:

noun

1British informal A swindler; a dishonest person: she’s a back-stabbing, double-dealing twister
2North American A tornado.
Example sentences
  • Then, by reference to data from the original group of twisters, each tornado was assigned a Fujita scale rating, a path length over which damage would occur, and a path width.
  • Unlike a hurricane - a tornado's big, long-lived and usually slow-moving meteorological cousin - a twister is small, brief, and fast moving.
  • Conditions were ripe for twisters, and there were tornado warnings in counties all along the coast, with several reported touchdowns.

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