- a single-engine British ground attack aircraft of World War II.
- NATO's name for a class of nuclear-powered Soviet ballistic missile submarine carrying 20 multiwarhead missiles.
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Origin of typhoon
OTHER WORDS FROM typhoonty·phon·ic [tahy-fon-ik] /taɪˈfɒn ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby typhoon
Example sentences from the Web for typhoon
You can feel compassion for the victim of discrimination or the victim of Typhoon Haiyan or for a drug addict.
The men stayed behind in Candahug while the women escaped to higher ground when Typhoon Haiyan moved in.
That was then - before last week's typhoon wreaked unprecedented devastation.
The deputy mayor defended his government from accusations that it did not do more to prepare its people for typhoon Haiyan.Typhoon Haiyan Tacloban Leaders Calls on Rebels to Avoid Armed Violence|The Telegraph|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Typhoon fighter jets will patrol the skies, and Puma helicopters will be at the ready with airborne snipers.
Buffeted by pounding seas and stung with flying spray, they fought a typhoon with me off the coast of Japan.The Road|Jack London
And with every blast of wind that held in the same quarter, the center of the typhoon was bearing down on us with unerring aim.
Incidentally, the greater part of the island lies south of the typhoon belt.The Philippines: Past and Present (Volume 1 of 2)|Dean Conant Worcester
We was heaving cargo overboard like a leaky ship in a typhoon.Cape Cod Stories|Joseph C. Lincoln
Well, it blew a Typhoon, and they are always mortal to somebody.Jack Tier or The Florida Reef|James Fenimore Cooper