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English noun: waterspout

1. waterspout (phenomenon) a tornado passing over water and picking up a column of water and mist

Broader (hypernym)tornado, twister

2. waterspout (phenomenon) a heavy rain

Synonymscloudburst, deluge, downpour, pelter, soaker, torrent

Broader (hypernym)rain, rainfall

3. waterspout (artifact) a channel through which water is discharged (especially one used for drainage from the gutters of a roof)

Broader (hypernym)conduit

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