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cumulonimbus (Also cumulonimbi, cumulonimbuses) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to cumulonimbus

heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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capillatus

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overcast

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloud cover; cloudiness.
  • noun gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
    cloudiness.

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nimbus_cloud

  • noun a dark grey cloud bearing rain
    nimbus; rain cloud.

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cirrocumulus

  • noun a cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples
    cirrocumulus cloud.

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altostratus

  • noun a stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
    altostratus cloud.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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mother-of-pearl_cloud

  • noun a luminous iridescent cloud at a high altitude that may be seen when the sun is a few degrees below the horizon
    nacreous cloud.

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calvus

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genus

  • noun a general kind of something
    • ignore the genus communism
  • noun (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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rain_cloud

  • noun a dark grey cloud bearing rain
    nimbus; nimbus cloud.

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cumulonimbus

  • noun a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
    thundercloud; cumulonimbus cloud.

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condensation_trail

  • noun an artificial cloud created by an aircraft; caused either by condensation due to the reduction in air pressure above the wing surface or by water vapor in the engine exhaust
    contrail.

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anvil

  • noun a heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering
  • noun the ossicle between the malleus and the stapes
    incus.

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altocumulus

  • noun a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
    altocumulus cloud.

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storm_cloud

  • noun a heavy dark cloud presaging rain or a storm

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velum

  • noun a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
    veil.
  • noun a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
    soft palate.

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pearl

  • noun a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    ivory; off-white; bone.

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haze

  • noun atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
  • noun confusion characterized by lack of clarity
    fog; daze.

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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cloud_cover

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloudiness; overcast.

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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cloud_bank

  • noun a layer of clouds seen from a distance

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mare's_tail

  • noun a long narrow flowing cirrus cloud

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cumulus_cloud

  • noun a globular cloud
    cumulus.

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nimbocumulus

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contrail

  • noun an artificial cloud created by an aircraft; caused either by condensation due to the reduction in air pressure above the wing surface or by water vapor in the engine exhaust
    condensation trail.

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lowering

  • noun the act of causing to become less
  • noun the act of causing something to move to a lower level
    letting down.

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cirrostratus

  • noun a thin uniform layer of hazy cloud at high altitude
    cirrostratus cloud.

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altocumulus_cloud

  • noun a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
    altocumulus.

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sprite

  • noun a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
    fairy; fay; faerie; faery.

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cumulonimbus_cloud

  • noun a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
    thundercloud; cumulonimbus.

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nimbus

  • noun a dark grey cloud bearing rain
    nimbus cloud; rain cloud.
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; aura; aureole; halo.

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thundercloud

  • noun a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
    cumulonimbus; cumulonimbus cloud.

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cirrocumulus_cloud

  • noun a cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples
    cirrocumulus.

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thunderstorm

  • noun a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and lightning
    electrical storm; electric storm.

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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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trail

  • noun a track or mark left by something that has passed
    • there as a trail of blood
    • a tear left its trail on her cheek
  • noun a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

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clouding_up

  • noun the process whereby water particles become visible in the sky
    clouding.

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incus

  • noun the ossicle between the malleus and the stapes
    anvil.

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thunderhead

  • noun a rounded projecting mass of a cumulus cloud with shining edges; often appears before a thunderstorm

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pannus

(Med.) A very vascular superficial opacity of the cornea, usually caused by granulation of the eyelids. Foster.

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altostratus_cloud

  • noun a stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
    altostratus.

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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condensation

  • noun (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams
  • noun the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state

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stratus_cloud

  • noun a large dark low cloud
    stratus.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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cap

  • noun a tight-fitting headdress
  • noun a top (as for a bottle)

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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mare

  • noun female equine animal
    female horse.
  • noun a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
    maria.

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nacreous_cloud

  • noun a luminous iridescent cloud at a high altitude that may be seen when the sun is a few degrees below the horizon
    mother-of-pearl cloud.

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nacreous

  • adjective consisting of or resembling mother-of-pearl
  • adjective satellite having a play of lustrous rainbow colors
    pearlescent; opalescent; iridescent; opaline.
    • an iridescent oil slick
    • nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl
    • a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

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cumulus

  • noun a globular cloud
    cumulus cloud.
  • noun a collection of objects laid on top of each other
    agglomerate; pile; heap; mound; cumulation.

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cirrostratus_cloud

  • noun a thin uniform layer of hazy cloud at high altitude
    cirrostratus.

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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cloudiness

  • noun the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
    cloud cover; overcast.
  • noun gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
    overcast.

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clouding

  • noun the process whereby water particles become visible in the sky
    clouding up.
  • verb make overcast or cloudy
    overcast; cloud.
    • Fall weather often overcasts our beaches

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cirrus

  • noun usually coiled
    cirrhus.
  • noun a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
    cirrus cloud.

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cirrus_cloud

  • noun a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
    cirrus.

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