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Storm center   /stɔrm sˈɛntər/   Listen
Storm center

noun
1.
A center of trouble or disturbance.  Synonym: storm centre.
2.
The central area or place of lowest barometric pressure within a storm.  Synonym: storm centre.






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"Storm center" Quotes from Famous Books



... States Weather Bureau. The work of this Bureau is wonderful, but it is not mysterious. Just as the movements of a ship or of a railroad train may be reported day by day, and hour by hour, by telegraph, so the appearance and movement of a storm center or of a cold wave or of a flood are reported from a multitude of observing stations. There are central weather-forecasting stations at Chicago, New Orleans, Denver, San Francisco, Portland, Ore., and Washington, ...
— Community Civics and Rural Life • Arthur W. Dunn

... alack! by one little move he completely changed Peggy's future and for a time rendered the present a veritable storm center, as will ...
— Peggy Stewart at School • Gabrielle E. Jackson

... may be said to culminate about the years from fifteen to seventeen with girls, and sixteen to eighteen with boys, or the period of Middle Adolescence. During these years the feelings and the imagination are a great storm center, largely because of the rapid development of the altruistic feelings, and the enlarged conception of life with the ...
— The Unfolding Life • Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux



Words linked to "Storm center" :   centre, to-do, violent storm, flutter, heart, commotion, disturbance, eye, center, disruption, kerfuffle, hoo-hah, middle, hurly burly, hoo-ha, storm



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