- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a large system of winds that rotates around a center of low barometric pressure, moving counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern, and usu. producing destructive storms. (Cf. anticyclone.)
The cyclone caused tremendous damage to the area and several deaths.
||a device using centrifugal force to separate materials according to their density; centrifuge.
||cyclonic (adj.), cyclonically (adv.)
The word cyclone
contains the following part:
that means wheel, circle