Definition of Cumulous

1. Adjective. Thrown together in a pile. "Ungraded papers piled high"

Similar to: Concentrated
Derivative terms: Cumulus



Definition of Cumulous

1. Adjective. (alternative form of cumulus) ¹

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Definition of Cumulous

1. cumulus [adj] - See also: cumulus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cumulous

cumulative voting
cumulatively
cumulativeness
cumulene
cumulenes
cumulenic
cumuli
cumuliform
cumulogranite
cumulonimbi
cumulonimbus
cumulonimbus cloud
cumulonimbuses
cumulose
cumulostratus
cumulous (current term)
cumulus
cumulus cloud
cumulus oophorus
cumulus ovaricus
cumwhore
cumwhores
cumyl
cumylic
cumyls
cunabula
cunctation
cunctations
cunctative
cunctator

Literary usage of Cumulous

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1. Transactions of the Bombay Geographical Society by Bombay Geographical Society (1854)
"Subsequently to 8 PM gusts of wind from W. and S. \V. with fleecy cumulous clouds and moonlight. Barometer at 10 PM Inches 28-808, temperature 93°0.' 29th. ..."

2. The Centennial Magazine: An Australian Monthly (1889)
"In the coastal district, especially of New South Wales, cumulous, varied by cirro-cumulous clouds are by no means uncommon. But they do not form such a ..."

3. Chemistry, Meteorology, and the Function of Digestion Considered with by William Prout (1834)
"Stratus blended with the Cumulus; the Cirro- Stratus being either intermingled with the larger masses of the Cumulus, or widely enlarging the cumulous base. ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1863)
"cumulous clouds, high up, are said to show that south and south-west winds ... I first observed this kind of cloud (cumulous-like festoons of drapery) on ..."

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