Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: cyclone
IPA transcription: [sɪkl'oʊn]
Pronunciations of cyclone
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cyclone
    Meaning: a violent rotating windstorm
  • Synonyms: cyclone
    Meaning: (meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low pressure center; circling counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern
Usage examples
  • It is as if the storm-clouds within are moving like a whirling cyclone.
  • Something of the laws of cyclone and anticyclone are known, and rude weather predictions across the Atlantic are roughly possible.
  • You see it was magic that did it every time 'cept the first, and we can't 'spect a cyclone to happen along and take us to the Emerald City now."
  • This brought more of the guests to the spot, and you would have laughed could you have seen their faces when first they peered into the kitchen, which looked as if a cyclone had struck it.
  • Meanwhile, the Major, roaming round the hall like an imprisoned cyclone, had caught sight of and joyfully pounced on the telephone apparatus, and lost no time in ringing up the hunt secretary and announcing his resignation of the Mastership.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Tropical Depression Ten (2005), License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, License CC BY-SA 4.0