Windstorm Wind"storm, n. A storm characterized by high wind with little or no rain. [1913 Webster]

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  • Windstorm inspection — A windstorm inspection, also referred to as a windstorm mitigation inspection or windstorm insurance inspection, is a kind of home inspection common in the coastal areas of the Southeastern United States. The purpose of a windstorm inspection is… …   Wikipedia

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  • windstorm — noun Date: 14th century a storm marked by high wind with little or no precipitation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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