cloud classification

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Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • cloud — {{11}}cloud (n.) O.E. clud mass of rock, related to CLOD (Cf. clod). Metaphoric extension 13c. based on similarity of cumulus clouds and rock masses. O.E. word for cloud was weolcan. In M.E., skie also originally meant cloud. The four fundamental …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Cloud — (kloud), n. [Prob. fr. AS. cl[=u]d a rock or hillock, the application arising from the frequent resemblance of clouds to rocks or hillocks in the sky or air.] 1. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the upper… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cloud on a — Cloud Cloud (kloud), n. [Prob. fr. AS. cl[=u]d a rock or hillock, the application arising from the frequent resemblance of clouds to rocks or hillocks in the sky or air.] 1. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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