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landspout

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology — Environmental Science.

A violently rotating column of air (like a small weak tornado but not formed by a storm‐scale rotation) which is sometimes seen beneath cumulonimbus or towering cumulus clouds; the land...

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landspout

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology — Environmental Science.

A violently rotating column of air (like a small weak tornado but not formed by a storm‐scale rotation) which is sometimes seen beneath cumulonimbus or towering cumulus clouds; the land...

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landspout

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 35 words.

A violently rotating column of air (like a small weak tornado but not formed by a storm‐scale rotation) which is

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landspout

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

A weak *tornado that develops in a *cumulonimbus cloud that does not contain a *mesocyclone or *

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landspout

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

A weak *tornado that develops in a *cumulonimbus cloud that does not contain a *mesocyclone or *

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landspout

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 88 words.

A form of vortex resembling a tornado, but weaker and shorter-lived, which extends down from a vigorously growing cumulus

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waterspout

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

A column of rotating air over a body of water; in effect a *tornado over the water. Contrast landspout

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waterspout

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

A column of rotating air over a body of water; in effect a *tornado over the water. Contrast landspout

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waterspout

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

A column of rotating air over a body of water; in effect a tornado over the water. Contrast landspout.

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debris cloud

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 47 words.

The visible cloud of dust or debris that occurs at the point where a landspout or tornado touches the surface.

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whirlwind

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 18 words.

A term popularly (and indiscriminately) applied to any form of whirl (1), gustnado, landspout, waterspout, or tornado

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