Definition of TEMPEST. Meaning of TEMPEST. Synonyms of TEMPEST

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Definition of TEMPEST

Tempest
Tempest Tem"pest, v. t. [Cf. OF. tempester, F. temp[^e]ter to rage.] To disturb as by a tempest. [Obs.] Part huge of bulk Wallowing unwieldy, enormous in their gait, Tempest the ocean. --Milton.
Tempest
Tempest Tem"pest, v. i. To storm. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Tempest
Tempest Tem"pest, n. [OF. tempeste, F. temp[^e]te, (assumed) LL. tempesta, fr. L. tempestas a portion of time, a season, weather, storm, akin to tempus time. See Temporal of time.] 1. An extensive current of wind, rushing with great velocity and violence, and commonly attended with rain, hail, or snow; a furious storm. [We] caught in a fiery tempest, shall be hurled, Each on his rock transfixed. --Milton. 2. Fig.: Any violent tumult or commotion; as, a political tempest; a tempest of war, or of the passions. 3. A fashionable assembly; a drum. See the Note under Drum, n., 4. [Archaic] --Smollett. Note: Tempest is sometimes used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, tempest-beaten, tempest-loving, tempest-tossed, tempest-winged, and the like. Syn: Storm; agitation; perturbation. See Storm.

Meaning of TEMPEST from wikipedia

- The Tempest is a play by English playwright William Shakespeare, probably written in 1610–1611, and thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare...
- Tempest is a synonym for a storm. Tempest or The Tempest may also refer to: The Tempest (1908 film), a British silent film The Tempest (1911 film), an...
- TEMPEST (Telecommunications Electronics Materials Protected from Emanating Spurious Transmissions) is a U.S. National Security Agency specification and...
- Magnus Joakim Larsson (born 19 August 1963), known professionally as Joey Tempest, is a Swedish singer, best known as the lead singer and main songwriter...
- The Hawker Tempest was a British fighter aircraft primarily used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the Second World War. The Tempest, originally known as...
- The BAE Systems Tempest is a proposed fighter aircraft concept that is under development in the United Kingdom for the British Royal Air Force and the...
- Kae Tempest (formerly Kate Tempest; born 22 December 1985) is an English spoken word performer, poet, recording artist, novelist and playwright. At the...
- The Pontiac Tempest is an automobile that was produced by Pontiac from 1960 to 1970, and again from 1987 to 1991. The Tempest was introduced as an entry-level...
- witch Sycorax, is an important character in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest. His character is one of the few Shakespearean figures to take on a life...
- Ariel is a spirit who appears in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest. Ariel is bound to serve the magician Prospero, who rescued him from the tree...
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