Definition of Squalls

1. Noun. (plural of squall) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of squall) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squalls

1. squall [v] - See also: squall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squalls

squalidity
squalidly
squalidness
squalidnesses
squaliform
squall
squall line
squalled
squaller
squallers
squallier
squalliest
squalliness
squalling
squallish
squalls (current term)
squally
squalodon
squalodons
squalodont
squalodonts
squaloid
squaloids
squalor
squalors
squama
squama frontalis
squama occipitalis
squama temporalis
squamaceous

Literary usage of Squalls

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1. Weather: A Popular Exposition of the Nature of Weather Changes from Day to Day by Ralph Abercromby (1887)
"THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH LINE-squalls. squalls are rarely of sufficient importance to attract the notice of enough observers to enable the details of ..."

2. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Dana (2001)
"the usual variety of calms, squalls, head winds, and fair winds,—at one time braced sharp upon the wind, with a taut bowline, and in an hour after slipping ..."

3. The India Directory, Or, Directions for Sailing to and from the East Indies by James Horsburgh (1852)
"squalls. squalls are generally of three kinds ; that called the Arched Squall is frequently experienced, and is usually distinguished by the arched form of ..."

4. The Sailor's Horn-book for the Law of Storms by Henry Piddington (1860)
"I shall first make some remarks on tho Arched squalls. 267. The most remarkable of the Arched squalls, perhaps in tho world, as to the regularity of their ..."

5. Hand-book of Cyclonic Storms in the Bay of Bengal: For the Use of Sailors by John Eliot, India Meteorological Dept (1890)
"These squalls are at first of short duration and comparatively feeble, ... It should, however, be carefully noted that squalls more or less severe occur ..."

6. Voyages to the South Seas, Indian and Pacific Oceans, China Sea, North-West by Edmund Fanning (1838)
"As we progressed south, we experienced much unpleasant weather, accompanied with heat, thunder and lightning, and heavy squalls of wind and rain, near to, ..."

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