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supercell

[soo-per-sel] /ˈsu pərˌsɛl/
noun, Meteorology.
1.
a highly organized thunderstorm that can last for several hours, capable of producing both updrafts and downdrafts exceeding 100 miles per hour, large hailstones, tornadoes, and flash flooding (often used attributively):
a supercell in Kansas City; supercell storms.
Origin of supercell
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; super- + cell1
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