English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hurricane /'hʌrikən/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (nghĩa bóng) cái dữ dội mãnh liệt, cơn bão tố
hurricanes'hɜrɪkeɪn /'hʌrɪkənThesaurus Dictionary
+a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)
Advanced English Dictionary
cyclone, tornado, typhoon, whirlwind, twister, wind-storm, storm, gale, blow:
The 1985 hurricane destroyed millions of trees.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
a violent storm with very strong winds, especially in the western Atlantic Ocean: hurricane-force winds + Hurricane Betty is now approaching the coast of Florida.
Compare: CYCLONE, TYPHOON
HURRICANE + VERB
hit sth, strike (sth)
A hurricane hit the city yesterday at 5 p.m.
| damage sth, destroy sth, devastate sth
The fields were devastated by the hurricane.
| blow, blow itself out
The hurricane took several days to blow itself out.
HURRICANE + NOUN
in a/the ~
The roof blew off in a hurricane.
the eye of the hurricane
(= the central point)
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