[hur-i-keyn-fawrs wind, -fohrs, huhr- or, esp. British, -kuh n-] /ˈhɜr ɪˌkeɪnˌfɔrs ˈwɪnd, -ˌfoʊrs, ˈhʌr- or, esp. British, -kən-/
a wind, not necessarily a hurricane, having a speed of more than 72 miles per hour (32 m/sec): the strongest of the winds.
noun 1. a candlestick or oil lantern protected against drafts or winds by a glass chimney. noun 1. a paraffin lamp, with a glass covering to prevent the flame from being blown out Also called storm lantern
noun, Meteorology. 1. a storm warning given for winds with speeds exceeding 63 knots (72 mph, 32 m/sec) when the source of the winds is a tropical cyclone.
[hur-eed, huhr-] /ˈhɜr id, ˈhʌr-/ adjective 1. moving or working rapidly, especially forced or required to , as a person. 2. characterized by or done with ; hasty: a hurried meal. [hur-ee, huhr-ee] /ˈhɜr i, ˈhʌr i/ verb (used without object), hurried, hurrying. 1. to move, proceed, or act with haste (often followed by up): […]
[hur-eed, huhr-] /ˈhɜr id, ˈhʌr-/ adjective 1. moving or working rapidly, especially forced or required to , as a person. 2. characterized by or done with ; hasty: a hurried meal. /ˈhʌrɪd/ adjective 1. performed with great or excessive haste: a hurried visit “done in a rush,” 1660s, from past participle of hurry (v.). Related: […]