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waterspout

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

A tornado-like vortex that occurs over water and is visible because of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour in the low pressure around the core (not because water is drawn upward...

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waterspout

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 74 words.

A *tornado that forms over water or that forms over land and then moves over water. The waterspout consists

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waterspout

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 75 words.

A *tornado that forms over water or that forms over land and then moves over water. The waterspout consists of a vortex of air spiralling inward to a central region of low pressure and made...

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waterspout

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

A tornado-like vortex that occurs over water and is visible because of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour in the low pressure around the core (not because water is drawn upward...

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waterspout

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 62 words.

A *tornado-like vortex that occurs over water and is visible because of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour in the low pressure around the core (not because water is drawn upward...

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waterspout

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 59 words.

A tornado-like vortex that occurs over water and is visible because of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour in

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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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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

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 212 words.

A rapidly rotating column of air that occurs over a river, lake or sea. Although some may be true tornadoes

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Waterspouts

Edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Terry L. Root and Michael D. Mastrandrea.

in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology. 3 words.

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waterspout

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 136 words.

about, bout, clout, devout, doubt, down-and-out, drought, flout, gout, grout, knout, Kraut, lout, mahout, misdoubt, nowt, out, out-and-out,

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waterspout

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 136 words.

about, bout, clout, devout, doubt, down-and-out, drought, flout, gout, grout, knout, Kraut, lout, mahout, misdoubt, nowt, out, out-and-out,

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waterspout

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3 words.

(one word)

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waterspout

M. V. Angel.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 172 words.

This resembles a tornado over land and is formed by an intense vortex in the air that sucks water from

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“A Water-Spout Springing from the Rock of Freedom”?

G.W. Bernard.

in Anti-corruption in History

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History. 7139 words.

Taking as its point of departure the career and legacy of the early Tudor courtier Sir William Compton (c. 1482–1528), this chapter reflects on royal favor, gift-giving and patronage in...

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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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spout n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 232 words.

1 the vagina.

c.1864 ‘The Water-Spout’ in Rakish Rhymer (1917) 73: For up her spout he could

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cataract

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 37 words.

†(pl.) floodgates of heaven (cf. Gen. 7: 11, 8: 2) XV; †waterspouts; (sg.) waterfall; opacity of the lens

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spout

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 41 words.

pipe for discharge of water, etc. XIV; discharge of water, waterspout XVI. corr. to Flem. spuyte, Du. spuit,

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gargoyles

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 512 words.

A gargoyle is a waterspout designed to throw rainwater away from the walls of a building. The German term is

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