sting jet
 n.— «Research by the Met Office and Prof Keith Browning, of the University of Reading, discovered the phenomenon and coined the phrase. Sting jets occur in cyclones when there is a dramatic fall in the barometric pressure.» —“‘Sting jet’ blamed for winds” by Roger Highfield Telegraph (U.K.) Jan. 13, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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