tropical storm

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Origin of tropical storm

First recorded in 1940–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for tropical storm

hurricane, tempest, typhoon

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tropical storm in Science

tropical storm

  1. A tropical cyclone having sustained surface winds between 39 and 73 mi (63 and 118 km) per hour. See Note at cyclone.
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