Translation of twister in Spanish:

twister

Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪstər; ˈtwɪstə(r)/

noun/nombre

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (cheat) tramposo, (masculine, feminine), fulero, -ra (masculine, feminine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (tornado) (American English/inglés norteamericano) tornado (masculine)
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    • 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.
    1.3 (dancer) bailarín, (masculine, feminine) de twist

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