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Words nearby waterspout
Example sentences from the Web for waterspout
One night in the summer of 1749, a waterspout appeared in the Mediterranean Sea just off the coast of Italy.
The Hebrew word for “waterspout,” as used in the book of Psalms, could also be translated as “waterfall.”
Summoned to investigate the waterspout, Father Ruder set to work at once.
As in the tornadoes, the waterspout begins with a funnel, which descends from the sky to the surface of the sea.
Like the tornadoes and dust whirls, the life of a waterspout appears to be brief.
Out of the depths of the pit a waterspout of fire shot suddenly, sending in every direction a shower of sparks.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai
Something whined over the Maggie and threw up a waterspout half a mile beyond her.Captain Scraggs|Peter B. Kyne
A waterspout is a whirling body of water, which rises from the sea like a sharp-pointed pillar.The Coral Island|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for waterspout
- a tornado occurring over water that forms a column of water and mist extending between the surface and the clouds above
- a sudden downpour of heavy rain