Science / Weather / Whirlwind: A small-scale, rapidly rotating column of wind, formed thermally and most likely to develop on clear, dry, hot afternoons. Often called a dust devil when visible by the dust, dirt or debris it picks up. Also slang for a landspout or a tornado.

Other Words for Whirlwind

Whirlwind Noun Synonyms: speedy, quick, swift, sudden, precipitous, lightning, headlong, hasty, rash, impetuous
Whirlwind Verb Synonyms: waterspout, dust devil, cyclone, typhoon, anticyclone, hurricane, extra-tropical cyclone, tropical cyclone, Nontechnical tornado, white squall, willy-willy, whirly

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