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tornadoes, plural; tornados, plural;
  1. A mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel-shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system

  2. A person or thing characterized by violent or devastating action or emotion
    • - a tornado of sexual confusion

  1. a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground
  2. crack: a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
  3. A tornado (often referred to as a twister or, erroneously, a cyclone) is a violent, dangerous, rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud. ...
  4. Tornado! is a made for TV movie starring Bruce Campbell and Shannon Sturges, released on May 7, 1996. It was written by John Logan and directed by Noel Nosseck.
  5. Tornado is a 1943 film starring Chester Morris and Nancy Kelly. The movie was directed by William A. Berke.
  6. Tornado is a videogame for the Nintendo DS handheld gaming system, developed by SKONEC Entertainment and published by Ignition Entertainment. ...
  7. The Panavia Tornado is a family of twin-engine combat aircraft, which was jointly developed by the United Kingdom, West Germany and Italy. ...
  8. Tornado (Serbian Cyrillic: Торнадо) is a Serbian progressive/power metal band formed in 1998. During its initial period the band's sound was described as "Byzantine metal" by the band members themselves as well as by some critics.
  9. Luckily, severe tornadoes are fairly rare in Arizona. Although we have many of the weather features (such as abundant moisture, superadiabatic heating, etc.) needed to create thunderstorms of sufficient severity to produce tornadoes, only rarely do we have them all at the same time. ...
  10. (1974 tornados) 2004 Asian tsunami · Galtür Avalanche · Kobe earthquake · Montserrat eruption · 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption
  11. (Tornados) Occasionally, you pull a funnel cloud out of your ass, and unleash it in the worst possible place. You clearly have no respect for our homes, work routines, or traffic lights. Just plow down Main Street, huh? ...
  12. v. to balance on your front wheel while turning your back wheel 90-180 degrees in either direction.
  13. If you dream that you are in a tornado, you will be filled with disappointment and perplexity over the miscarriage of studied plans for swift attainment of fortune. See Hurricane.
  14. A violently rotating column of air in contact with the ground and extending from the base of a thunderstorm. ...
  15. A violently rotating column of air in contact with and extending between a convective cloud and the surface of the earth. It is the most destructive of all storm-scale atmospheric phenomena. ...
  16. A whirlwind or mass of rotating air with high wind speeds at its center.
  17. A violently rotating column of air, sometimes accompanied by a visible vapour condensation funnel.
  18. A small mass of air that whirls rapidly about an almost vertical axis; made visible by clouds and by dust and debris sucked into the system.
  19. a localized, anti-clockwise spiral of wind with extremely violent wind speed and uplift.
  20. A column or funnel of very rapidly rotating wind that forms at the base of a thunderstorm cloud.
  21. A severe rotating windstorm of small diameter and great destructive power. Although tornadoes associated with several weather situations occur over land in many parts of the world, they relatively frequently occur within a hurricane’s circulation.
  22. A twisting, spinning funnel of low pressure air. The most unpredictable weather event, tornadoes are created during powerful thunderstorms. As a column of warm air rises, air rushes in at ground level and begins to spin. If the storm gathers energy, a twisting, spinning funnel develops. ...
  23. Appears as a powerful, funnel-shaped wind current in the lower parts of the atmosphere with winds that twist upwards at high speeds - often spawning from severe thunderstorms. The tornado usually emerges from the base of a cumulonimbus cloud. ...
  24. A violent storm characterized by strong swirling winds and updrafts; tornadoes form when a strong cold front pushes under a warm, moist air mass over the land.
  25. Noun. God punishing the South and Midwest for always voting Republican.