cumulus

Primary Meanings of cumulus

1.
n
a globular cloud
2.
n
a collection of objects laid on top of each other
Full Definitions of cumulus
1

n a globular cloud

Synonyms:
cumulus cloud
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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n a collection of objects laid on top of each other

Synonyms:
agglomerate, cumulation, heap, mound, pile
Types:
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compost heap, compost pile
a heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost
dunghill, midden, muckheap, muckhill
a heap of dung or refuse
scrapheap
pile of discarded metal
shock
a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field
slagheap
pile of waste matter from coal mining etc
stack
an orderly pile
funeral pyre, pyre
wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
woodpile
a pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel
stockpile
a storage pile accumulated for future use
hayrick, haystack, rick
a stack of hay
Type of:
accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection
several things grouped together or considered as a whole

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