from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A work of art representing a view of clouds: an Impressionist painting that is a vast cloudscape of buoyant, floating forms.
  • n. A photograph showing a view of clouds, such as those surrounding a planet.

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  • n. a work of art or other image depicting sky and clouds

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A scene composed of clouds; a painting of such a scene.


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  • The two pathetic artificial tulips in "Nyack, 2007," each in its own vase on the windowsill, are seen against a backdrop of vertical blinds, but reflected in the top of the picture is a glorious cloudscape.

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  • The fabric used to make the cloudscape would be translucent recycled PVC, recovered from recycled truck bed covers and bags.

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  • Their cloudscape consists of 99.9% air formed by modular balls that congregate to make areas for sitting, playing, mingling and even swimming!

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  • Mr. Davidson's four pictures are from his "The Nature of Paris" series, and include "Jardin Saint Gilles Grand Veneur, 2006," with its formal rose gardens and a glorious cloudscape of the type usually seen only in Baroque paintings.

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  • Ziegler's 2006 painting, Study for Euphemism for Something, captures many of these apparent paradoxes: it features a cloudscape converted into CGI on an inkjet printout, then worked over by hand with correction fluid.

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  • It really is a book where kids can look for a kitten in a cloudscape.

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  • A line of bubbles streamed out, sixty-four fithp falling above the fluffy cloudscape.

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  • Only seventy thousand miles above the turbulent Jovian cloudscape, and completing each orbit in less than twelve hours, Jupiter V is the nearest thing to a natural synchronous satellite in the whole Solar System.


  • Slightly closer to Earth, Victor Kaminski was in orbit a thousand miles about the dazzling white cloudscape of Venus.


  • Notice the very 'moody' cloudscape and small details like the shellfish are covered with seaweed to keep it fresh.

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