Definition of Cyclones. Meaning of Cyclones. Synonyms of Cyclones

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Definition of Cyclones

Cyclone
Cyclone Cy"clone, n. 1. (Meteor.) In general, a condition of the atmosphere characterized by a central area of pressure much lower than that of surrounding areas, and a system of winds blowing inward and around (clockwise in the southern hemisphere and counter-clockwise in the northern); -- called also a low-area storm. It is attended by high temperature, moist air, abundant precipitation, and clouded sky. The term includes the hurricane, typhoon, and tropical storms; it should not be applied to the moderate disturbances attending ordinary areas of low pressure nor to tornadoes, waterspouts, or ``twisters,' in which the vertical motion is more important than the horizontal. 2. A tornado. See above, and Tornado. [Middle U. S.]
Cyclone
Cyclone Cy"clone (s?"kl?n), n. [Gr.????? moving in a circle, p. pr. of ?????, fr. ky`klos circle.] (Meteor.) A violent storm, often of vast extent, characterized by high winds rotating about a calm center of low atmospheric pressure. This center moves onward, often with a velocity of twenty or thirty miles an hour. Note: The atmospheric disturbance usually accompanying a cyclone, marked by an onward moving area of high pressure, is called an anticyclone.

Meaning of Cyclones from wikipedia

- extratropical cyclones of the largest scale (the synoptic scale). Warm-core cyclones such as tropical cyclones and subtropical cyclones also lie within...
- tropical cyclones, there are two other cl****es of cyclones within the spectrum of cyclone types. These kinds of cyclones, known as extratropical cyclones and...
- Extratropical cyclones, sometimes called mid-latitude cyclones or wave cyclones, are low-pressure areas which, along with the anticyclones of high-pressure...
- eye is a region of mostly calm weather at the center of strong tropical cyclones. The eye of a storm is a roughly circular area, typically 30–65 km (20–40 miles)...
- is the most active tropical cyclone basin on Earth, accounting for almost one-third of the world's annual tropical cyclones. For organizational purposes...
- story. Novicki, Joe (March 1995). "Cyclones". PC Gamer. Archived from the original on December 7, 1999. Retrieved October 12, 2010. CyClones at MobyGames...
- "Annual Frequency of Cyclonic Disturbances (Maximum Wind Speed of 17 Knots or More), Cyclones (34 Knots or More) and Severe Cyclones (48 Knots or More)...
- The Iowa State Cyclones are the football team at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. The team is coached by Matt Campbell. The Cyclones compete in the...
- The list below shows the tropical cyclones that affected India since 1990, sorted into the states their landfall was located in. Depressions and Deep Depressions...
- cyclones that develop in the Northern Hemisphere are officially cl****ified by the warning centres on one of three intensity scales. Tropical cyclones...
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