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hurricane British & World English

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

Hurricane British & World English

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

super-hurricane British & World English

An extremely powerful blast of air; (Meteorology) a tropical cyclone in the Caribbean with sustained wind speeds in excess of 130 knots (240 km per hour).

Hurricane Alley British & World English

A popular term for areas of the US and the Caribbean, such as Florida and the Gulf Coast, that are prone to hurricanes

hurricane deck British & World English

A covered deck at or near the top of a ship’s superstructure

hurricane lamp British & World English

An oil lamp with a glass chimney, designed to protect the flame even in high winds

hurricane tape British & World English

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

eye of the hurricane in eye British & World English

The calm region at the centre of a storm or hurricane

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