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.

Nearby words

  1. storm and stress,
  2. storm belt,
  3. storm boat,
  4. storm cell,
  5. storm cellar,
  6. storm centre,
  7. storm cloud,
  8. storm coat,
  9. storm collar,
  10. storm cone

Origin of storm center

First recorded in 1890–95

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Science definitions for storm center

storm center

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