Definitions

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  • adjective resembling a cloud.

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  • adjective Resembling a cloud or clouds; thus, often, fluffy

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  • adjective resembling a cloud

Etymologies

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cloud +‎ -like

Examples

  • Throw in the notion of cloudlike systems that are effectively operating system-agnostic, and this move seems even less logical.

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  • Throw in the notion of cloudlike systems that are effectively operating system-agnostic, and this move seems even less logical.

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  • Throw in the notion of cloudlike systems that are effectively operating system-agnostic, and this move seems even less logical.

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  • Throw in the notion of cloudlike systems that are effectively operating system-agnostic, and this move seems even less logical.

    Boycott Novell

  • And she'll gently tutor guests in the adjoining tea garden on how to properly drink an Ostfriesen tea: first crackle the sugar, then drizzle cream over the back of a spoon to create wulkje , or cloudlike, profusions like those at the North Sea, and finally drink, don't mix.

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  • The piece will consist of some 350 carved and painted Chinese characters for the word "bird" in various historical scripts—all hung from the ceiling of the Morgan's soaring entry court in a cloudlike cluster that will rise dramatically from the floor to the top of a 50-foot glass wall.

    China's Xu Bing Gives Flight To Words at the Morgan

  • You can see it from street level, too, as you emerge from the Waterfront Metro station, a bold expanse of canted glass, supported by inclined wooden columns and capped by a shimmering, white, cloudlike roof.

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  • There are various forms of bokashi, for example atenashi bokashi "not-indicated colour gradation", frequently used in this series, in which the cloudlike colour gradation is applied to an area of the woodblock not indicted by the artist, for example in the sky or water surfaces.

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  • Lucy Skaer's "Cell #1 with rules and exceptions" from 2005, based on a photograph of a jail cell, transforms the image by filling in the negative spaces between the bars with small, even anal-compulsive strips of banded color, interrupted by cloudlike shadow-forms where the page is left blank.

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  • I found their hand-stretched shams to be incomparably soft and their silk-filled pillows cloudlike.

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