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1. cirrus

noun. ['ˈsɪrəs'] a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles).

Synonyms

  • cloud
  • cirrus cloud

Antonyms

  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • cirrus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cirrus Cloud

  • overcrowd
  • disavowed
  • disallowed
  • mcloud
  • mcleod
  • mccloud
  • macleod
  • enshroud
  • unbowed
  • stroud
  • endowed
  • shroud
  • proud
  • plowed
  • ploughed
  • odowd
  • o'dowd
  • crowd
  • browed
  • avowed
  • aloud
  • allowed
  • abboud
  • wowed
  • vowed
  • sowed
  • how'd
  • houde
  • goude
  • dowd

Sentences with cirrus-cloud


1. Noun Phrase
The higher the warm air flows, the more likely that cirrus clouds will form.

2. Noun Phrase
Puff out cotton balls around the edges and glue them below the cirrus clouds; label these cumulus clouds.

3. Noun Phrase
As a warm front approaches, you will typically first observe high, wispy cirrus clouds.

4. Noun Phrase
Jet streaks may cause the formation of cirrus clouds.

2. cirrus

noun. ['ˈsɪrəs'] a slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects; often tactile.

Synonyms

  • process
  • appendage

Antonyms

  • fall
  • evolution
  • increment

Etymology

  • cirrus (Latin)

3. cirrus

noun. ['ˈsɪrəs'] usually coiled.

Synonyms

  • tendril

Antonyms

  • devolution
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • cirrus (Latin)

4. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible.

Synonyms

  • coma
  • mushroom cloud
  • nebula
  • dust cloud
  • aerosol
  • mushroom-shaped cloud
  • cosmic dust
  • mushroom

Antonyms

  • toadstool
  • disinfect
  • purity
  • honor

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude.

Synonyms

  • water vapour
  • atmospheric phenomenon
  • cirrostratus cloud
  • cumulonimbus
  • cirrostratus
  • nebule
  • stratus
  • cirrus
  • mother-of-pearl cloud
  • cirrus cloud
  • condensation trail
  • thundercloud
  • stratus cloud
  • cirrocumulus
  • cumulonimbus cloud
  • contrail
  • rain cloud
  • water vapor
  • cloud bank
  • nacreous cloud
  • nimbus cloud
  • nimbus
  • sky
  • cirrocumulus cloud
  • storm cloud
  • cumulus cloud

Antonyms

  • unconcealed
  • unveil
  • opacity
  • transparency

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] out of touch with reality.

Synonyms

  • unreality

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • moral

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. cloud

verb. ['ˈklaʊd'] make overcast or cloudy.

Synonyms

  • fog up
  • overcast
  • haze

Antonyms

  • brighten
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. cloud

verb. ['ˈklaʊd'] billow up in the form of a cloud.

Synonyms

  • wallow

Antonyms

  • strain
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. cloud

verb. ['ˈklaʊd'] make less visible or unclear.

Synonyms

  • obnubilate
  • overshadow
  • fog
  • mist
  • becloud
  • hide
  • befog
  • haze over
  • conceal

Antonyms

  • sedate
  • de-energise
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] a cause of worry or gloom or trouble.

Synonyms

  • gloominess
  • gloom

Antonyms

  • lawful
  • straight
  • dishonesty

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))
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