Definition of Cumuliform

1. Adjective. Shaped like a cumulus cloud.

Similar to: Circular, Round

Definition of Cumuliform

1. Adjective. Having the shape of a cumulus cloud. ¹

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Definition of Cumuliform

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cumuliform

cumulative action
cumulative dose
cumulative effect
cumulative effects
cumulative preferred
cumulative preferred stock
cumulative trauma disorders
cumulative vote
cumulative voting
cumuliform (current term)
cumulonimbus cloud
cumulus cloud
cumulus oophorus
cumulus ovaricus

Literary usage of Cumuliform

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

1. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1893)
"These which rise up in heaps (like masses of cotton wool) from a horizontal base; and to these wo apply the terms cumulus or cumuliform. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Plural of cumulus. cumuliform (kfi'mu-li-form), a. [< L. cumulus, a heap, + firma, form. ... Resembling cumuli; cumuliform ..."

3. Cloudland: A Study on the Structure and Characters of Clouds by William Clement Ley (1894)
"Consequently, the cumuliform clouds produced by the blowing of this latter Trade over the island are of a relatively unimportant character. ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"cumuliform clouds come under the heading " Clouds of Inversion," their formation being ascribed to condensation, in ascending currents; and the luminous and ..."

5. Elementary Meteorology by William Morris Davis (1894)
"Their cirrus overflow is often seen at a considerable height above their lower cumuliform clouds, with a space of clear air between; but this characterizes ..."

6. The Meteorological Magazine by Great Britain Meteorological Office (1919)
"... and that the modification in question is not confined exclusively to cumuliform clouds is shown by the fact that I personally recorded during the 'years ..."

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