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 for Tornado
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tornado \Tor*na"do\, n.; pl. Tornadoes. [From Sp. or Pg.
     tornar to turn, return, L. tornare to turn, hence, a whirling
     wind. The Sp. & Pg. tornada is a return. See Turn.]
     A violent whirling wind; specifically (Meteorol.), a tempest
     distinguished by a rapid whirling and slow progressive
     motion, usually accompaned with severe thunder, lightning,
     and torrents of rain, and commonly of short duration and
     small breadth; a small cyclone.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring
           over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending
           toward the ground [syn: tornado, twister]
      2: a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather
         than snorted; highly addictive [syn: crack, crack
         cocaine, tornado]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "tornado":
     baguio, blaze, burst, convulsion, cyclone, dirty weather,
     dust devil, eruption, explosion, fit, flare-up, foul weather, gale,
     gust, hurricane, irruption, line squall, outbreak, outburst,
     paroxysm, rainspout, rainstorm, rotary storm, rough weather,
     sand column, sandspout, seizure, snowstorm, spasm, squall, storm,
     stormy weather, tempest, tempestuous rage, thunderstorm, twister,
     typhoon, upheaval, waterspout, whirlblast, whirlwind, wind eddy,

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      The software development environment
     previously distributed with VxWorks.

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Tornado, WV -- U.S. Census Designated Place in West Virginia
     Population (2000):    1111
     Housing Units (2000): 437
     Land area (2000):     3.595035 sq. miles (9.311097 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.084938 sq. miles (0.219989 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    3.679973 sq. miles (9.531086 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            80764
     Located within:       West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
     Location:             38.341801 N, 81.849474 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     25202
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Tornado, WV

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