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What are thin tornadoes called?

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Thin tornadoes are often called rope tornadoes.

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yes, some tornadoes are relatively small while others are huge

Tornadoes are sometimes called twisters.

Tornadoes in the United States are simply called tornadoes. In informal contexts they are sometimes called twisters.

Tornadoes in the U.S. are called tornadoes.

Tornadoes are sometimes called twisters, but tornado is the preferred scientific term.

Thin tornadoes are typically weak and do not conjure much damage, while fat tornadoes are usually much more dangerous, and can grow to over mile in width. However, this is only the general trend. Some very large tornadoes have been relatively weak while a few very violent tornadoes have been relatively small.

Tornadoes are called twisters because they spin around.

Tornadoes or hurricanes, surprisingly

Tornadoes are formally called tornadoes.

Smaller tornadoes near a larger tornadoes are often called satellite tornadoes. Smaller vortices within a tornado are called subvorticies or suction vorticies.

No, tornadoes are called twisters. Hurricanes and tornadoes are two very different things.

Cyclones aren't (they can be called hurricanes), but tornadoes and twisters are the same things.

When two tornadoes merge, it is just called merging; there is no special term.

Tornadoes are often called twisters.

Tornadoes on water are called waterspouts.

Enormous vortices have been observed on the sun that resemble tornadoes. They have been called "solar tornadoes" but they are not tornadoes by the meteorological definition.

Any tornado can be called a twister, not just some. Tornadoes are called twisters because they spin.

Tornadoes are still called tornadoes, but the incidence of them occurring in Australia is very low, so this weather phenomena does not get much exposure.

They are also called fire whirls. This is the term preferred by scientists as they technically are not tornadoes.

Sometimes tornadoes are called tornadoes, though it is technically incorrect to do so.

People who study tornadoes are a type of meteorologist.

Tornadoes are produced by strong, rotating thunderstorms called supercells.

The tornadoes that hit the southeastern U.S. are simply called tornadoes.

Tornadoes can happen anywhere in the United States. The most tornadoes happen in a place called 'Tornado Alley'. Tornadoes can be very dangerous.

the thin mountain ridge is called an arête.

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