Definition of 'tsunami'
Example sentences containing 'tsunami'
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Political pundits continue to argue whether it was a wave or a tsunami. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Over two hours three tsunami waves crashed on to the town. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Meeting the tsunami waves before they became fully formed was a technique that saved his life. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)It is also recovering from production disruption after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami earlier in the year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were woken the next morning by screams as the tsunami's waves pummelled the town. Times, Sunday Times (2013)THE earthquake and tsunami show just how small we are in the scheme of things. The Sun (2011)I wonder about his vast contributions to the earthquake and tsunami relief fund. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No tsunami warning was issued. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Pentagon was taken up with the relief effort after the Japanese tsunami. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We would use that: we don't call it a tsunami warning system. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In 2011 production was significantly reduced because of shortages of parts after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The singer shed a few tears at a press conference in Tokyo while remembering victims of the March earthquake and tsunami. The Sun (2011)But hiccups within the supply chain can cause serious problems, as has been shown by the tragic Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Japanese people will for sure learn many lessons from the earthquake and tsunami tragedy, but what lessons should they and we learn about nuclear power? Times, Sunday Times (2011)AN 80-year-old woman and her grandson trapped in their collapsed home for nine days after the Japanese tsunami were found alive yesterday. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'tsunami'
British English: tsunami /tsʊˈnæmɪ/ NOUN
A tsunami is a very large wave, often caused by an earthquake, that flows onto the land and destroys things.
- American English: tsunami
- Arabic: تسونامي
- Brazilian Portuguese: tsunami
- Chinese: 海啸
- Croatian: tsunami
- Czech: tsunami
- Danish: tsunami
- Dutch: tsunami
- European Spanish: tsunami
- Finnish: tsunami
- French: tsunami
- German: Tsunami
- Greek: τσουνάμι
- Italian: tsunami
- Japanese: 津波
- Korean: 지진해일
- Norwegian: tsunami
- Polish: tsunami
- European Portuguese: tsunami
- Romanian: tsunami
- Russian: цунами
- Spanish: tsunami
- Swedish: tsunami
- Thai: คลื่นสึนามิเกิดจากแผ่นดินไหวใต้ทะเล
- Turkish: tsunami
- Ukrainian: цунамі
- Vietnamese: sóng thần
Definition of tsunami from the Collins English Dictionary
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