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  Definition of cloud
  1. a group of many insects; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "a cloud of butterflies"
  2. a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
  3. any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  4. out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds"
  5. suspicion affecting your reputation; "after that mistake he was under a cloud"
  6. a cause of worry or gloom or trouble; "the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French"
  7. make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
  8. colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
  9. place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone''s reputation"
  10. make gloomy or depressed; "Their faces were clouded with sadness"
  11. billow up in the form of a cloud; "The smoke clouded above the houses"
  12. make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"
  13. make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"
Similar Words: swarm, mottle, dapple, defile, sully, corrupt, taint, obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, mist, overcast

 

See Also: overcloud, cloud over, cloud up

 

Hyponyms: infestation, plague, cirrocumulus, cirrocumulus cloud, cirrostratus, cirrostratus cloud, cirrus, cirrus cloud, cloud bank, contrail, condensation trail, cumulonimbus, cumulonimbus cloud, thundercloud, cumulus, cumulus cloud, nacreous cloud, mother-of-pearl cloud, nimbus, nimbus cloud, rain cloud, storm cloud, stratus, stratus cloud, coma, nebula, aerosol, cosmic dust, dust cloud, mushroom, mushroom cloud, mushroom-shaped cloud, harlequin, stipple, speckle, overshadow, fog up, haze

 

Part Meronyms: sky

 

Derivational Morphology: teem, pullulate, swarm, overcast, defile, sully, corrupt, taint, spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation, mottling, daze, fog, haze, fogginess, murk, murkiness, clouding, clouding up, cloudiness, cloud cover

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: re   Bosnian: oblak  
Breton: koumoul   Bulgarian: облак  
Catalan: núvol   Chinese:  
Croatian: oblak   Danish: sky  
Dutch: wolk   Esperanto: nubo  
Estonian: pilv   Finnish: pilvi  
French: nuage   Georgian: ღრუბლი  
German: Wolke   Hebrew: ענן  
Hungarian: felhő   Icelandic: ský  
Indonesian: awan   Interlingua: nube  
Irish: scamaill   Italian: nuvola  
Japanese:   Korean: 구름  
Latin: nubes   Latvian: mākonis  
Lithuanian: debesis   Malay: awan  
Malayalam: മേഘം   Maltese: sħaba  
Norwegian: sky   Polish: chmura  
Portuguese: nuvem   Romanian: nor  
Russian: облако   Slovene: oblak  
Spanish: nube   Swedish: moln  
Tagalog: alapaap   Tamil: மேகம்  
Telugu: మేఘము   Turkish: bulut  
Ukrainian: хмара   Welsh: cwmwl  
Yiddish: וואָלקן  
 
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