Definition of Tornadoes

1. Noun. (plural of tornado) ¹



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Definition of Tornadoes

1. tornado [n] - See also: tornado

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tornadoes

tormentum
tormina
torminal
torminous
torn
torn away
tornade
tornades
tornadic
tornado
tornado cellar
tornado epilepsy
tornado lantern
tornadocane
tornadocanes
tornadoes (current term)
tornadolike
tornados
tornaria
tornillo
tornillos
toro
torob
toroid
toroidal
toroidal beta
toroidal current
toroidal divertor
toroidal field coils
toroidal flux

Literary usage of Tornadoes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Cyclones are thus phenomena resulting from a disturbance of the equilibrium of the atmosphere considered horizontally, but whirlwinds and tornadoes have ..."

2. A Treatise on Meteorology: With a Collection of Meteorological Tables by Elias Loomis (1872)
"tornadoes. 295. Sometimes near the centre of a great storm the general inward ... Similar tornadoes occur within the tropics, and here exhibit even greater ..."

3. Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"The Distribution of all Recorded tornadoes from 1794 to 1881. ... tornadoes nearly always occur in the southern or southeastern portion of an extratropical ..."

4. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1840)
"An extraordinary depression of the barometer attends the mo.st violent tornadoes. l.'ul. Reid, in his work on the " Law of Storms," mentions an instance ..."

5. Climatology of the United States by Lorin Blodget (1857)
"The frequency and distribution of these tornadoes is a subject of practical ... A list of nearly forty described tornadoes in the United States had been ..."

6. Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"The Distribution of all Recorded tornadoes from 1794 to 1881. ... tornadoes nearly always occur in the southern or southeastern portion of an extratropical ..."

7. A Text Book of the Physics of Agriculture by Franklin Hiram King (1907)
"THUNDER STORMS, HAIL STORMS AND tornadoes. Associated with the ordinary storms which have been described in a preceding section there are others much more ..."

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