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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 equivalent of a waterspout.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology — Environmental Science.

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