storm center


noun

the center of a cyclonic storm, the area of lowest pressure and of comparative calm.
a center of disturbance, tumult, or trouble: The housing bubble was the storm center of the economic collapse.

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Origin of storm center

First recorded in 1890–95
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Scientific definitions for storm center

storm center

The point of lowest barometric pressure within the central area of a storm.
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