Definición de typhoon en inglés:

typhoon

Silabificación: ty·phoon
Pronunciación: /tīˈfo͞on
 
/

sustantivo

A tropical storm in the region of the Indian or western Pacific oceans.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There has been an observed and recorded link between the sea surface temperature and the frequency and intensity of tropical storms, typhoons and hurricanes.
  • It is the super-cells within the tropical cyclones, such as hurricanes or typhoons that produce very heavy downpours as these storms start to move inland.
  • Hurricanes, tornadoes, typhoons, lightning storms, nothing was a match for what was experienced almost every night in our house.

Origen

late 16th century: partly via Portuguese from Arabic ṭūfān (perhaps from Greek tuphōn 'whirlwind'); reinforced by Chinese dialect tai fung 'big wind'.

Derivativos

typhonic

Pronunciación: /-ˈfänik/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They said it's a "typhonic" wind.
  • Unless there is a major melt or typhonic rainstorm you should be able to ford it on foot.
  • The runoff from these typhonic rains, when added to rivers already swollen by monsoon rains, creates floods.

Más definiciones de typhoon 

Definición de typhoon en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día erroneous
Pronunciación: ɪˈrəʊnɪəs
adjective
wrong; incorrect