Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A zone around the earth covered by clouds; the zone in which the cloudiness is a maximum; specifically, the equatorial zone.
  • n. The belt or ring of clouds itself; a cloud-ring; a belt of clouds crossing a planet, as Jupiter, Saturn, etc.

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Examples

  • In a couple of minutes she saw the cloud-belt below them rising rapidly.

    A Honeymoon in Space

  • The temperature of the interior of the _Astronef_ began to rise as soon as the upper cloud-belt was passed.

    A Honeymoon in Space

  • We were half an hour or more in the cloud-belt, where the singing skylarks did not follow us.

    Time and Change

  • All the way till we reached the cloud-belt, we had the larks pouring down their music from the sky above us.

    Time and Change

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