Hurricane vs Warning - What's the difference?

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As a proper noun hurricane

is a british fighter aircraft used during world war ii, especially during the battle of britain.

As a verb warning is


As a noun warning is

the action of the verb warn; an instance of warning someone.

As an interjection warning is

used to warn of danger in signs and notices.



(Tropical cyclone)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) , ultimately from the name of the (etyl) storm god Juracán whom the Taínos believed dwelled on El Yunque mountain and, when he was upset, sent the strong winds and rain upon them.


  • (en noun)
  • A severe tropical cyclone in the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea]], Gulf of Mexico, or in the eastern North [[Pacific Ocean, Pacific off the west coast of Mexico, with winds of 74 miles per hour (119 kph) or greater accompanied by rain, lightning, and thunder that sometimes moves into temperate latitudes.
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  • , author=Frank Fish, George Lauder , title=Not Just Going with the Flow , volume=101, issue=2, page=114 , magazine= citation , passage=An extreme version of vorticity is a vortex . The vortex is a spinning, cyclonic mass of fluid, which can be observed in the rotation of water going down a drain, as well as in smoke rings, tornados and hurricanes .}}
  • (meteorology) a wind scale for quite strong wind, stronger than a storm
  • Coordinate terms
    * (type of a cyclone) cyclone, tropical storm, typhoon * (meteorology) breeze, gale, storm
    See also
    * * anticyclone * wind

    Etymology 2

    Coined by Jeret Peterson


    (en noun)
  • (sports, aerial freestyle skiing) "full—triple-full—full" – an acrobatic maneuver consisting of three flips and five twists, with one twist on the first flip, three twists on the second flip, one twist on the third flip
  • See also
    * (freestyle aerial skiing) rudy, randy, daffy, full, double-full, triple-full, lay, back, slap-back, stretch




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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=Although the Celebrity was almost impervious to sarcasm, he was now beginning to exhibit visible signs of uneasiness,


    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb warn; an instance of warning someone.
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  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=“[…] Churchill, my dear fellow, we have such greedy sharks, and wolves in lamb's clothing. Oh, dear, there's so much to tell you, so many warnings to give you, but all that must be postponed for the moment.”}}
  • Something spoken or written that is intended to warn.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=76, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Snakes and ladders , passage=Risk is everywhere. From tabloid headlines insisting that coffee causes cancer (yesterday, of course, it cured it) to stern government warnings about alcohol and driving, the world is teeming with goblins.}}

    Derived terms

    * warning sign


  • Used to warn of danger in signs and notices.