Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of cumulus.

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  • noun Plural form of cumulus.

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Examples

  • If you miss this fleeting apparition, perhaps you will enjoy the longer-lasting "velum," a stripe or patch of cloud sometimes found loitering around the base of sturdy cumuli.

    Cirrus Concerns

  • Except that, instead of taking the obvious step of looking up, Stieglitz-like, to shoot his cumuli and stratuses, Finch has found them reflected in puddles in dirty Brooklyn streets.

    Exhibit review of Spencer Finch's 'My Business, With the Cloud' at the Corcoran

  • His knowledge of the elements, in their every aspect, appeared to be a profound one; Harriet's ears buzzed with facts about cumuli, low pressure and humidity.

    Politics 101

  • Around midday, white cumuli (?) arose over the mountain range (I was told that those are from the Atlantic).

    Unthreaded #7 « Climate Audit

  • It is a cloud that is in the shape of a funnel that forms from just usually the southwestern corner of a cumuli nimbus cloud.

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2006

  • The mountain thunderheads he loved, and the lens clouds, and the afternoon cumuli, still form over the Sierra.

    Ansel Adams at 100

  • Nos autem nouem per vallem processimus in silentio, et cum cordis ea deuotione, quam quisque sibi potuerit obtinere: et ecce in breui transacto spatio apparuerunt cumuli massarum auri et argenti, et preciosorum copia vasorum.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • The mountain thunderheads he loved, and the lens clouds, and the afternoon cumuli, still form over the Sierra.

    Ansel Adams at 100

  • On the horizon fine streaks of cirrhous clouds were succeeded by masses of cumuli.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • Nos autem nouem per vallem processimus in silentio, et cum cordis ea deuotione, quam quisque sibi potuerit obtinere: et ecce in breui transacto spatio apparuerunt cumuli massarum auri et argenti, et preciosorum copia vasorum.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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