storm center

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

Origin of storm center

First recorded in 1890–95
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Related Words for storm center

chaos, confusion, desolation, havoc

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storm center in Science

storm center

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