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Types of storm

blizzard

noun

a storm with a lot of snow and strong winds

cyclone

noun

a severe storm in which the wind spins in a circle

duster

noun

a dust storm

dust storm

noun

a storm during which a very strong wind blows a lot of dry soil around

electric storm

noun

a storm with thunder and lightning (=loud noises and bright flashes of light)

hurricane

noun

a violent storm with extremely strong winds and heavy rain

rainstorm

noun

a storm with a lot of rain

snowstorm

noun

a storm with a lot of snow and strong winds

southwester

noun

a strong wind or storm that is moving in a south-west direction

squall

noun

a storm that happens suddenly, especially at sea

storm

noun

an occasion when a lot of rain falls very quickly, often with very strong winds or thunder and lightning

tempest

noun

a severe storm with strong winds and heavy rain

thunderstorm

noun

a heavy storm with thunder

typhoon

noun

a tropical storm with strong winds that move in circles

windstorm

noun

a period of bad weather when there is a lot of wind but no rain

a gathering storm

a storm that is coming

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a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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