Definition of Typhoons

1. Noun. (plural of typhoon) ¹



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Definition of Typhoons

1. typhoon [n] - See also: typhoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Typhoons

typhoid vaccine
typhoidal
typhoidin
typhoidins
typhoids
typholysin
typhomalarial
typhomania
typhon
typhonic
typhons
typhoon
typhoon fifth
typhoon fifths
typhoonlike
typhoons (current term)
typhos
typhose
typhosepsis
typhotoxin
typhotoxins
typhous
typhus
typhus fever
typhus mitior
typhus vaccine
typhuses
typic
typical
typical achromatopsia

Literary usage of Typhoons

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1. Things Chinese: Or, Notes Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1893)
"The causes of typhoons, though they arc not quite understood yet, appear to be ' differences of temperature, pressure, and humidity, the last named being ..."

2. The Cyclones of the Far East by José Algué (1904)
"Simultaneous typhoons.—It occurs pretty frequently that at the same time two or ... We have already said that in the China Sea typhoons seldom are formed ..."

3. An Attempt to Develop the Law of Storms by Means of Facts: Arranged by William Reid (1850)
"THIS Chapter will contain such accounts of typhoons CHAP. in the China seas ... Thev are neither in sufficient number nor sufficiently typhoons * J in the ..."

4. A Decade of American Government in the Philippines, 1903-1913 by David Prescott Barrows (1914)
"Damage from typhoons. — From one great source of loss, however, ... In 1906 no less than four " first class " typhoons swept different sections of the ..."

5. China and Japan: Being a Narrative of the Cruise of the U.S. Steam-frigate by James D. Johnston (1860)
"Reach Woosung — Escape from typhoons — Departure for lions Kong — Quick passage — Arrival — Meet the Mississippi and Germantown — The Minnesota arrives ..."

6. Seas and Skies in Many Latitudes: Or, Wanderings in Search of Weather by Ralph Abercromby (1888)
"He has given great attention to the subject of typhoons, and established a very complete system of observatories in different parts of the Philippines for ..."

7. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1903)
"At certain seasons of the year this is the favorite pathway of typhoons; and the Formosa Channel, in particular, has been a graveyard for countless vessels. ..."

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