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A violent local storm occurring as one of a number along a cold front.
- ‘They were even out during a vicious line squall late last week.’
- ‘You get thunderstorms and line squalls and all sorts of vicious stuff because people who are experienced know how to handle that and they keep going forward.’
- ‘That's when it was hit by a powerful line squall - a huge downdraft.’
line squall/ˈlīn ˌskwôl/
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