Definition: Meaning of, tornado in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / tɔːˈneɪdəʊ /

  • noun
  • synonym
  • antonym
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Singular Plural
tornado tornadoes, tornados
or [countable]
  1. an extremely violent storm consisting of air that spins very quickly and causes a lot of damage [↪  hurricane, cyclone]
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tornado used in phrases

  • tornado cellar (noun)
    1. an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes
  • tornado lantern (noun)
    1. an oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney
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