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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 squall /ˈskwɔl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squall n.  A sudden and violent gust of wind often attended with rain or snow.
    The gray skirts of a lifting squall.   --Tennyson.
 Black squall, a squall attended with dark, heavy clouds.
 Thick squall, a black squall accompanied by rain, hail, sleet, or snow. --Totten.
 White squall, a squall which comes unexpectedly, without being marked in its approach by the clouds.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squall, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Squalled p. pr. & vb. n. Squalling.]  To cry out; to scream or cry violently, as a woman frightened, or a child in anger or distress; as, the infant squalled.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squall, n. A loud scream; a harsh cry.
 There oft are heard the notes of infant woe, --
 The short, thick sob, loud scream, and shriller squall.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
      v 1: make high-pitched, whiney noises [syn: waul, wawl]
      2: utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the
         doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the
         window but she couldn't hear me" [syn: shout, shout out,
          cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo]
      3: blow in a squall; "When it squalls, a prudent sailor reefs
         his sails"