Complete Definition of "dust devil"

English
Noun
dust devil

  1. A small atmospheric vortex appearing in clear, dry conditions, made visible by swirling dust picked up from the ground.

#: A dust devil may look harmless, but a large one can overturn a car.

Synonyms
willy willy (Australia)

Translations
Chinese:
:Traditional: å¡µæ´ (chénbào)
:Simplified: å°æ´
Finnish: pölypyörre
French: tourbillon de poussière m
German: Kleintrombe f, Staubteufel m
Spanish: torbellino de polvo m, remolino de polvo m

See also
cyclone
hurricane
tornado

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