Definition of eye wall in English:

eye wall

Syllabification: eye wall

noun

Meteorology
  • The area immediately outside the eye of a hurricane or cyclone, associated with tall clouds, heavy rainfall, and high winds.
    More example sentences
    • The basic idea was to seed clouds just outside the eye wall with silver iodide.
    • Weather Bureau researchers believed seeding a hurricane's eye wall could reduce the storm's intensity.
    • The strongest part of a hurricane is the eye wall, on the edge of the calm center.