cumulus definition

  • noun:
    • A dense, white, fluffy, flat-based cloud with a multiple curved top and a well-defined outline, generally formed because of the ascent of thermally unstable air masses.
    • A pile, mound, or heap.
    • A large white puffy cloud that develops through convection. On a hot, humid time, they can form towers and even become cumulonimbus clouds.
    • A mound or heap.
    • One of the four main types of clouds. Seecloud.
    • the sort of cloud which seems by means of curved heaps or mountains, snowy-white at top with a darker horizontal base, characteristic of mild, relaxed weather, particularly in summer time; the summer-day cloud. See cut-under cloud, 1.
    • In physiology, a heap of cells surrounding a ripe ovum inside Graafian follicle, and constituting the discus proligerus.
    • a collection of objects laid on top of both
    • a globular cloud
    • A dense, white, fluffy, flat-based cloud with a multiple curved top and a well-defined outline, frequently formed because of the ascent of thermally unstable environment masses.
    • A pile, mound, or heap.
    • a big white puffy cloud that develops through convection. On a hot, humid day, they can develop towers and also come to be cumulonimbus clouds.
    • A mound or heap.
    • one of many four principal forms of clouds. Seecloud.
    • the type of cloud which appears in the form of rounded heaps or mountains, snowy-white at top with a darker horizontal base, attribute of mild, peaceful weather, especially in summer time; the summer-day cloud. See cut under cloud, 1.
    • In structure, a heap of cells surrounding a ripe ovum inside Graafian hair follicle, and constituting the discus proligerus.
    • an accumulation objects set on top of each other
    • a globular cloud

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