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Typhoon vs. Typhon

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Typhoonnoun

A weather phenomenon in the northwestern Pacific that is precisely equivalent to a hurricane, which results in wind speeds of 64 knots (118km/h) or above. Equivalent to a cyclone in the Indian Ocean and Indonesia/Australia.

Typhonnoun

(obsolete) A violent whirlwind; a typhoon.

Typhoonverb

(intransitive) To swirl like a hurricane.

Typhonnoun

According to Hesiod, the son of Typhoeus, and father of the winds, but later identified with him.

Typhoonnoun

A violent whirlwind; specifically, a violent whirlwind occurring in the Chinese seas.

Typhonnoun

A violent whirlwind; a typhoon.

‘The circling typhon whirled from point to point.’;

Typhoonnoun

a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans

Typhonnoun

(Greek mythology) a monster with a hundred heads and one of the whirlwinds; son of Typhoeus and Echidna; father of Cerberus and the Chimera and the Sphinx

Typhoon

A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops between 180° and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere. This region is referred to as the Northwestern Pacific Basin, and is the most active tropical cyclone basin on Earth, accounting for almost one-third of the world's annual tropical cyclones.

Typhon

Typhon (; Greek: Τυφῶν, [typʰɔ̂ːn]), also Typhoeus (; Τυφωεύς), Typhaon (Τυφάων) or Typhos (Τυφώς), was a monstrous serpentine giant and one of the deadliest creatures in Greek mythology. According to Hesiod, Typhon was the son of Gaia and Tartarus.

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