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Definition of the noun Supercell

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  1. A severe thunderstorm with updrafts and downdrafts that are in near balance, allowing the storm to maintain itself for several hours. Supercells often produce large hail, powerful downpours, very strong winds and sometimes tornadoes.


Supercell is a Japanese 11-member J-pop music group led by songwriter Ryo, which formed in 2007 as a dōjin music group. The other 10 members are artists and designers who provide illustrations in album booklets and music videos. Supercell started out by making use of the Hatsune Miku Vocaloid singing synthesizer to produce vocals for songs submitted to the Nico Nico Douga video sharing website. The popularity of the songs led the group to release their independent self-titled album Supercell. Supercell later signed to Sony Music Entertainment Japan and had a professional release of their Supercell album in March 2009, which was updated with more songs.


Supercell is a mobile game development company founded in June 2010 in Helsinki, Finland. Ilkka Paananen is the company's CEO. The company's debut game was In 2011, Supercell started developing games for mobile devices and has since then released three games: Clash of Clans, Hay Day, and Boom Beach.

  • also known as Công ty Supercell, 수퍼셀, ซูเปอร์เซลล์, سوبرسل, スーパーセル
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  1. Supercell: A supercell is a thunderstorm that is characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone: a deep, persistently rotating updraft. For this reason, these storms are sometimes referred to as rotating thunderstorms. Of the four classifications of thunderstorms, supercells are the overall least common and have the potential to be the most severe. Supercells are often isolated from other thunderstorms, and can dominate the local weather up to 32 kilometres away.
    • also known as 超级单体
  2. Supercell: In solid-state physics and crystallography, when describing crystal structure, a supercell is a repeating unit cell of the crystal that contains several primitive cells. In some cases, these primitive cells of the underlying crystal are perturbed so that the supercell becomes the new primitive cell.
  3. Supercell is a mobile phone network in the North Kivu owned by Supercell SPRL.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Supercell

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Google previewNon-Linear Optical Response in Atoms, Molecules and Clusters (2014)

An Explicit Time Dependent Density Functional Approach by Vladimir Goncharov

Supercell is a cube with side L. The susceptibilities show little dependence on L, because L =10Å is sufficient for this small molecule. For the calculations presented in this Chapter 14–20 Å cell was used. The second parameter is grid step.

Google previewTouchdown of the Wrong Kind--Reader's Theater Script & Fluency Lesson (2014)

by Stephanie Macceca

A supercell is a severe thunderstorm. It can form when the wind changes speed or direction. When the speed, direction, and height change, we get something called wind shear. Wind shears cause the updraft and downdraft that move around, ...

Google previewStorm Chaser (2009)

by Ann Heinrichs

A supercell is a huge, spinning mass of clouds that creates a severe thunderstorm. It appears on the radar screen as a large, rotating, multicolored blob with a lot of red in the center. Supercells are the storms most likely to produce tornadoes.

Google previewWeather Rage (2003)

by Ross Reynolds

A supercell is an enormous rotating thunderstorm within which the up- and downdrafts are just about in balance so that it can persist for hours. There is a significant risk of tornadoes and damagingly large hail with this type of storm. separated ...

Google previewSevere Convective Storms (2015)

by Charles Doswell

Supercell is a term used very widely but in different ways. Within this volume it generally implies a mesocyclone associated with the storm, though the storm itself can be multicellular, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences (2014)

by Gerald R. North, John A. Pyle, Fuqing Zhang

Arrows on the hodograph indicate the supercell propagation velocities for the unidirectional ( dashed) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Michael Allaby, Chris Park

Consequently, the supercell continues to grow. Supercell storms are capable of generating *tornadoes. supercity See MEGALOPOLIS. supercooled Cooled below *freezing point. supercooled water Liquid water droplets at temperatures well ...

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rock when earth is sun baked
exposed so quickly blessing rain
can turn into supercell storm devastation (Terence George Craddock)
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Scrabble value of S1U1P3E1R1C3E1L1L1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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