Squall



noun
1.
a sudden, violent gust of wind, often accompanied by rain, snow, or sleet.
2.
a sudden disturbance or commotion.
verb (used without object)
3.
to blow as a squall.
verb (used without object)
1.
to cry or scream loudly and violently:
The hungry baby began to squall.
verb (used with object)
2.
to utter in a screaming tone.
noun
3.
the act or sound of squalling:
The baby’s squall was heard next door.
noun
1.
a sudden strong wind or brief turbulent storm
2.
any sudden commotion or show of temper
verb
3.
(intransitive) to blow in a squall
verb
1.
(intransitive) to cry noisily; yell
noun
2.
a shrill or noisy yell or howl
squall
(skwôl)
A brief, sudden, violent windstorm, often accompanied by rain or snow. A squall is said to occur if a wind having a sustained speed of 40 km (25 mi) per hour lasts at least 1 minute and then decreases rapidly. See also squall line.

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