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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A collection of objects laid on top of each other; A globular cloud.

Usage examples (34)
  • The word cumulus has a root similar to accumulate and means “piled up.”
  • Go out and explain me one of those great wads of wool called cumulus or cumulonimbus.
  • The first stage of air mass thunderstorm development is called the cumulus stage (Figure 3).
  • This works to loosen a gel-like coating and sticky layer of cells known as the cumulus corona. for more
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