Definition of Nimbus cloud

1. Noun. A dark grey cloud bearing rain.

Exact synonyms: Nimbus, Rain Cloud
Generic synonyms: Cloud
Terms within: Aureole, Corona



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nimbus Cloud

nimble
nimble-fingered
nimble Will
nimbleness
nimblenesses
nimbler
nimbless
nimblest
nimblewill
nimbly
nimbose
nimbostrati
nimbostratus
nimbs
nimbus
nimbus cloud (current term)
nimbused
nimbuses
nimbuslike
nimbyer
nimbyest
nimbyism
nimbyisms
nimbyness
nimbynesses
nimbys
nime
nimesulide
nimetazepam
nimieties

Literary usage of Nimbus cloud

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Meteorology: A Text Book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"Strato-nimbus is unnecessary because a nimbus cloud is in the form of a layer. Strato-cirrus is considered the same as cirro- stratus, cumulo-stratus the ..."

2. Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"Strato-nimbus is unnecessary because a nimbus cloud is in the form of a layer. Strato-cirrus is considered the same as cirro- stratus, cumulo-stratus the ..."

3. Our Heritage the Sea by Frank Thomas Bullen (1906)
"Now, in meteorological terminology a nimbus cloud is one which is not only dark, even black, but from which rain is actually falling. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"At 3 PM a heavy, black, nimbus cloud appeared in the northwest, ... Shortly before 3:45 a greenish black cumulo-nimbus cloud began to tumble in from the ..."

5. The Jewish Trinity by Yoel Natan (2003)
"According to Paul, the nimbus cloud at Sinai in Exo 34 emitted the Spirit's glory. ... After the Father descended in the nimbus cloud of the Spirit and ..."

6. The Children's First [-fourth] Reader by Ellen M. Cyr (1894)
"I think I like the nimbus cloud, after all." "The flowers could not grow if there was no rain cloud," said Miss Leslie ; "so you should like the Nimbus ..."

7. The Cyr Readers: Arranged by Grades by Ellen M. Cyr (1901)
"I think I like the nimbus cloud, after all. ... not g'row if there was no rain cloud," said Miss Leslie; "so you should like the nimbus cloud very much. ..."

8. Meteorology: A Text Book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"Strato-nimbus is unnecessary because a nimbus cloud is in the form of a layer. Strato-cirrus is considered the same as cirro- stratus, cumulo-stratus the ..."

9. Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"Strato-nimbus is unnecessary because a nimbus cloud is in the form of a layer. Strato-cirrus is considered the same as cirro- stratus, cumulo-stratus the ..."

10. Our Heritage the Sea by Frank Thomas Bullen (1906)
"Now, in meteorological terminology a nimbus cloud is one which is not only dark, even black, but from which rain is actually falling. ..."

11. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"At 3 PM a heavy, black, nimbus cloud appeared in the northwest, ... Shortly before 3:45 a greenish black cumulo-nimbus cloud began to tumble in from the ..."

12. The Jewish Trinity by Yoel Natan (2003)
"According to Paul, the nimbus cloud at Sinai in Exo 34 emitted the Spirit's glory. ... After the Father descended in the nimbus cloud of the Spirit and ..."

13. The Children's First [-fourth] Reader by Ellen M. Cyr (1894)
"I think I like the nimbus cloud, after all." "The flowers could not grow if there was no rain cloud," said Miss Leslie ; "so you should like the Nimbus ..."

14. The Cyr Readers: Arranged by Grades by Ellen M. Cyr (1901)
"I think I like the nimbus cloud, after all. ... not g'row if there was no rain cloud," said Miss Leslie; "so you should like the nimbus cloud very much. ..."

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