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1. nimbus

noun. ['ˈnɪmbəs'] a dark grey cloud bearing rain.

Synonyms

  • cloud
  • aureole
  • corona
  • rain cloud

Antonyms

  • darkness
  • dishonor
  • ugliness
  • dark

Etymology

  • nimbus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Nimbus 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 nimbus-cloud


1. Noun Phrase
Depending on temperature, nimbus clouds may precipitate hail or snow instead of liquid rain.

2. Noun Phrase
Cumulonimbus clouds carry a mass of unstable air and often produce unpredictable high winds and downdrafts.

3. Noun Phrase
Cumulonimbus clouds are considered low-level clouds, even though their vertical development may extend high into the atmosphere.

4. Noun Phrase
There's actually a particular type of cumulus cloud that yields rain: a cumulonimbus cloud.

2. nimbus

noun. ['ˈnɪmbəs'] an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint.

Synonyms

  • glory
  • aureole
  • halo
  • gloriole
  • light
  • aura

Antonyms

  • light
  • sorrow
  • dysphoria
  • awkwardness

Etymology

  • nimbus (Latin)

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. cloud

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

Synonyms

  • unreality

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • moral

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cloud

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

Synonyms

  • fog up
  • overcast
  • haze

Antonyms

  • brighten
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. cloud

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

Synonyms

  • wallow

Antonyms

  • strain
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. 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))

9. cloud

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

Synonyms

  • gloominess
  • gloom

Antonyms

  • lawful
  • straight
  • dishonesty

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. cloud

noun. ['ˈklaʊd'] suspicion affecting your reputation.

Antonyms

  • incorrupt

Etymology

  • cloud (Middle English (1100-1500))
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