cumulus cloud

DEFINITIONS OF: cumulus cloud

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n a globular cloud

Synonyms:
cumulus
Types:
altocumulus, altocumulus cloud
a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
thunderhead
a rounded projecting mass of a cumulus cloud with shining edges; often appears before a thunderstorm
Type of:
cloud
a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
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