- squall line
- nouna cold front along which squalls or thunderstorms are likely
* * *noun1. : an intersection or boundary between the cold and the warm winds of an extratropical cyclone or between the cold air of an advancing anticyclone and the warm air of a cyclone : cold front — called also wind-shift line2. : a line of squalls often 50 to 200 miles ahead of a cold front
* * *Meteorol.a line or extended narrow region within which squalls or thunderstorms occur, often several hundred miles long.
* * *squall line noun (meteorology)A band of storms occurring along a cold front• • •Main Entry: ↑squall
* * *squall line,a line of thunderstorms preceding a cold front, characterized by severe thunder, strong wind squalls, and heavy rains and lightning, and very often producing tornadoes.
* * *n. Meteorology a narrow band of high winds and storms associated with a cold front
Useful english dictionary. 2012.