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  Words related to cloud

Related / Similar Words: swarm, mottle, dapple, defile, sully, corrupt, taint, obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, mist, overcast

 

Definition:
  • a group of many insects; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "a cloud of butterflies";
  • a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude;
  • any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible;
  • out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds";
  • suspicion affecting your reputation; "after that mistake he was under a cloud";
  • a cause of worry or gloom or trouble; "the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French";
  • make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added";
  • colour with streaks or blotches of different shades;
  • place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone''s reputation";
  • make gloomy or depressed; "Their faces were clouded with sadness";
  • billow up in the form of a cloud; "The smoke clouded above the houses";
  • make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds";
  • make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches";

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    See Also: overcloud, cloud over, cloud up

     

    Hyponyms: infestation, plague, cirrocumulus, cirrocumulus cloud, cirrostratus, cirrostratus cloud, cirrus, cirrus cloud, cloud bank, contrail, condensation trail, cumulonimbus, cumulonimbus cloud, thundercloud, cumulus, cumulus cloud, nacreous cloud, mother-of-pearl cloud, nimbus, nimbus cloud, rain cloud, storm cloud, stratus, stratus cloud, coma, nebula, aerosol, cosmic dust, dust cloud, mushroom, mushroom cloud, mushroom-shaped cloud, harlequin, stipple, speckle, overshadow, fog up, haze

     

    Part Meronyms: sky

     

    Derivational Morphology: teem, pullulate, swarm, overcast, defile, sully, corrupt, taint, spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation, mottling, daze, fog, haze, fogginess, murk, murkiness, clouding, clouding up, cloudiness, cloud cover

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: re   Bosnian: oblak  
    Breton: koumoul   Bulgarian: облак  
    Catalan: núvol   Chinese:  
    Croatian: oblak   Danish: sky  
    Dutch: wolk   Esperanto: nubo  
    Estonian: pilv   Finnish: pilvi  
    French: nuage   Georgian: ღრუბლი  
    German: Wolke   Hebrew: ענן  
    Hungarian: felhő   Icelandic: ský  
    Indonesian: awan   Interlingua: nube  
    Irish: scamaill   Italian: nuvola  
    Japanese:   Korean: 구름  
    Latin: nubes   Latvian: mākonis  
    Lithuanian: debesis   Malay: awan  
    Malayalam: മേഘം   Maltese: sħaba  
    Norwegian: sky   Polish: chmura  
    Portuguese: nuvem   Romanian: nor  
    Russian: облако   Slovene: oblak  
    Spanish: nube   Swedish: moln  
    Tagalog: alapaap   Tamil: மேகம்  
    Telugu: మేఘము   Turkish: bulut  
    Ukrainian: хмара   Welsh: cwmwl  
    Yiddish: וואָלקן  
     
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