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Topic: METEOROLOGY


whirlwind

1 noun
     
whirl‧wind1 [countable]
1DNHEM an extremely strong wind that moves quickly with a circular movement, causing a lot of damage [= tornado; = twister AmE]
2

a whirlwind of emotions/activity etc

a situation in which you experience a lot of different emotions or a lot of different things happen, one after another
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