Definition of Cyclone:
Atmospheric system of low barometric pressure (depression) accompanied by strong winds that rotate counter-clockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern hemisphere. Called cyclone in the Indian ocean and southern Pacific, it is called hurricane in the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific and typhoon in the western Pacific.
Synonyms of Cyclone
Air mass, Anticyclone, Baguio, Blaze, Burst, Cold front, Cold sector, Convulsion, Dirty weather, Dust devil, Eruption, Explosion, Fit, Flare-up, Foul weather, Front, Gale, Gust, High, High-pressure area, Hurricane, Irruption, Isobar, Isometric, Isometric line, Isopiestic line, Isotherm, Isothermal line, Line squall, Low, Low-pressure area, Occluded front, Outbreak, Outburst, Paroxysm, Polar front, Rainspout, Rainstorm, Rotary storm, Rough weather, Sand column, Sandspout, Seizure, Snowstorm, Spasm, Squall, Squall line, Stationary front, Storm, Stormy weather, Tempest, Tempestuous rage, Thunderstorm, Tornado, Twister, Typhoon, Upheaval, Warm front, Waterspout, Weather map, Whirlblast, Whirlwind, Wind eddy, Wind-shift line, Windstorm
How to use Cyclone in a sentence?
- Steve was on his way to China on a business trip, but his flight got cancelled when a cyclone blew in from the Pacific Ocean.
- Strong cyclone s can bring flooding, beach destruction, and property devastation to seaside communities which can lead to economic loss of tourism.
- Inside, the shutters crashed, dishes rattled and, glasses shook as the cyclone , with its fierce winds and driving rain battered the shoreline.
Meaning of Cyclone & Cyclone Definition