English version

twister in Meteorology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtwistertwist‧er /ˈtwɪstə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 British English informalCHEAT someone who cheats other people2 American English informalHEM a tornado
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twisterBeing in a car that is lifted into the sky by a twister tends to give you good material.Soon these combined winds of dissent would grow into a twister of protest.I mistrust a twister like Herbert Samuel.She may be a back-stabbing, double-dealing, power-hungry twister, but she's one of my own kind.A team of scientists chases tornadoes, then the twisters chase the scientists.