Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

waterspout

noun
     
wa‧ter‧spout [countable]
1DNHEM a tall stream of water that the wind pulls up from the sea during a violent storm [↪ tornado]
2TD old-fashioned a pipe that carries water

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary