a classification system for the severity of a tornado based on the damage done; also called F-Scale
F0, or “light” (winds of 40-72 mph; some damage to chimneys, TV antennas, roof shingles, trees, signs, and windows), accounts for about 28% of all tornadoes.
named for the meteorologist Tetsuya Theodore Fujita
company A Japanese elecronics corporation. Fujitsu owns ICL, Amdahl Corporation, and DMR. Home USA (http://fujitsu.com/), Japan (http://fujitsu.co.jp/index-e.html). (2000-04-03)
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