- 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
In the Philippines case, claims payments to farmers and homeowners arrived electronically in advance of the typhoon, enabling them to flee to safety and protect their assets before the storm hit.Climate disasters are inevitable. We need to do more than just wait to clean up the damage|Jake Meth|January 12, 2021|Fortune
The Philippines experienced the strongest typhoon in recorded history this year.The Paris climate pact is 5 years old. 5 youth activists share their hopes for what’s next.|Jariel Arvin|December 11, 2020|Vox
He was, in fact, the very first person to text me after he heard of the devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines.
Super typhoon Haiyan was a boon to global warming enthusiasts.Up to a Point: 2013 in Review and Predictions for 2014|P. J. O’Rourke|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You can feel compassion for the victim of discrimination or the victim of Typhoon Haiyan or for a drug addict.
The night before super typhoon hit I myself was driving pregnant women and mothers with children to the shelters.
The men stayed behind in Candahug while the women escaped to higher ground when Typhoon Haiyan moved in.
Ang bagyu mauy nakapugdul (nakapapugdul) sa lubi, The typhoon ripped the tops off the coconut trees.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
The rain was pouring down in sheets, the typhoon was raging furiously, and it seemed a most auspicious time for the attack.The Blue and The Gray|A. R. White
The heavy typhoon soon begins to howl and to turn in a circle for two or three days.
Filippa inquired: “Why is such a circular storm of the Oriental tropics, called a typhoon?”
Blown off my course in a typhoon at night and went smash into this reef ye see here.Isle o' Dreams|Frederick F. Moore