Definitions for typhoontaɪˈfun
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word typhoon
a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans
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.
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.
a violent whirlwind; specifically, a violent whirlwind occurring in the Chinese seas
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
So far, we have not received any report of typhoon-related casualties.
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.
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.
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.
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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Translations for typhoon
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- طوفان, إعصار, تايفونArabic
- tifóCatalan, Valencian
- typhon, ouraganFrench
- आंधी, तूफ़ानHindi
- 台風, 颱風Japanese
- ಬಿರುಗಾಳಿ ಮಳೆKannada
- 颱風, 태풍Korean
- ചുഴലിക്കാറ്റ്, കൊടുങ്കാറ്റ്Malayalam
- хар салхиMongolian
- taifoen, tyfoonDutch
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