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Princeton's WordNet

  1. typhoon(noun)

    a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans

Wiktionary

  1. typhoon(Noun)

    A weather phenomenon in the Eastern Pacific that is precisely equivalent to a hurricane, which results in wind speeds of 64 knots (118km/h) or above. Equivalent to a cyclone in the Indian Ocean and Indonesia/Australia.

  2. Origin: Probably ultimately of origin, 大风, 大風, via طوفان, तूफ़ान, and توفان. Given the location of typhoons as a Pacific Ocean phenomena, it is more likely it began east and moved west. Τυφῶν is unrelated but has secondarily contaminated the word.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Typhoon(noun)

    a violent whirlwind; specifically, a violent whirlwind occurring in the Chinese seas

Freebase

  1. Typhoon

    Typhoon is a 2005 South Korean action film directed by Kwak Kyung-taek and starring Jang Dong-gun, Lee Jung-jae and Lee Mi-yeon.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alexander Pama:

    So far, we have not received any report of typhoon-related casualties.

  2. Rita Fernandez:

    He rides on a bus. He flew to Tacloban to visit the typhoon survivors despite the storm and he stops to talk to the poor. He's a living saint.

  3. Chief Executive Ian King:

    We are confident of future Typhoon export success and we have not changed our planning assumptions on the number of aircraft we expect to sell.

  4. Rita Fernandez:

    He's my No. 1 world leader, he rides on a bus. He flew to Tacloban to visit the typhoon survivors despite the storm and he stops to talk to the poor. He's a living saint.

  5. Michael Fallon:

    We will be stepping up the MOD's (Ministry of Defence) role in export promotion, the MOD will now lead on key strategic export campaigns, including Typhoon and complex weapons.

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