Associations to the word «Cloud»


CLOUD, noun. (obsolete) A rock; boulder; a hill.
CLOUD, noun. A visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air.
CLOUD, noun. Any mass of dust, steam or smoke resembling such a mass.
CLOUD, noun. Anything which makes things foggy or gloomy.
CLOUD, noun. A group or swarm, especially suspended above the ground or flying.
CLOUD, noun. An elliptical shape or symbol whose outline is a series of semicircles, supposed to resemble a cloud.
CLOUD, noun. (computing) (with the) The Internet, regarded as an amorphous omnipresent space for processing and storage, the focus of cloud computing.
CLOUD, noun. (figuratively) A negative aspect of something positive: see every cloud has a silver lining or every silver lining has a cloud.
CLOUD, noun. (slang) Crystal methamphetamine.
CLOUD, noun. A large, loosely-knitted headscarf worn by women.
CLOUD, verb. (intransitive) To become foggy or gloomy, to become obscured from sight.
CLOUD, verb. (transitive) To overspread or hide with a cloud or clouds.
CLOUD, verb. (transitive) To make obscure.
CLOUD, verb. (transitive) To make gloomy or sullen.
CLOUD, verb. (transitive) To blacken; to sully; to stain; to tarnish (reputation or character).
CLOUD, verb. (transitive) To mark with, or darken in, veins or sports; to variegate with colours.
CLOUD, proper noun. A surname​.
CLOUD 9, noun. Alternative form of cloud nine
CLOUD BANK, noun. A wall of clouds, rising above horizon or observed from a distance, but not overhead.
CLOUD BASE, noun. The altitude of the base of a mass of cloud; measured by a ceilometer.
CLOUD BASES, noun. Plural of cloud base
CLOUD BURST, noun. Alternative form of cloudburst
CLOUD CEILING, noun. The location above the surface of the earth where the lowest layer of clouds are reported as broken, overcast or obscuration (as opposed to thin or partial).
CLOUD CHAMBER, noun. A particle detector used for detecting ionizing radiation. In its most basic form, it is a sealed environment containing a supersaturated vapor of water or alcohol, in which a mist can be seen where a charged particle interacts with the mixture and it ionizes it.
CLOUD CHAMBERS, noun. Plural of cloud chamber
CLOUD COMPUTING, noun. (informal) (computing) Computing services provided over the Internet (or "cloud"), whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices on demand.
CLOUD COVER, noun. (meteorology) The percentage or fraction of the sky obscured by clouds.
CLOUD CUCKOO LAND, noun. Alternative spelling of cloud-cuckoo-land
CLOUD CUCKOO-LAND, noun. Alternative spelling of cloud-cuckoo-land
CLOUD DECK, noun. The upper surface of a cloud
CLOUD EAR, noun. Auricularia polytricha, syn. Hirneola polytricha, an edible jelly fungus often used in Asian cooking.
CLOUD EARS, noun. Plural of cloud ear
CLOUD FOREST, noun. A generally tropical or subtropical, evergreen, montane, moist forest characterized by a persistent, frequent or seasonal low-level cloud cover, usually at the canopy level.
CLOUD FORESTS, noun. Plural of cloud forest
CLOUD GENERA, noun. Plural of cloud genus
CLOUD GENUS, noun. (meteorology) Grouping of the standard cloud classification system. Members include cirrus, cirrocumulus, cirrostratus, altocumulus, altostratus, nimbostratus, stratocumulus, stratus, cumulus, and cumulonimbus.
CLOUD NINE, noun. (idiomatic) A state of happiness, elation or bliss; often used in the phrase on cloud nine
CLOUD ON TITLE, noun. (property law) An encumbrance or claim on a title to real property (a deed) sufficient to interfere with title transfer until the problem has been resolved.
CLOUD OVER, verb. (intransitive) To become cloudy or overcast.
CLOUD POINT, noun. (chemistry) The temperature at which one component of a mixture of liquids begins to solidify (or a mixture of liquids starts to become immiscible) on cooling, resulting in visible cloudiness; as for example in diesel fuel in freezing temperatures; the consolute point
CLOUD POINTS, noun. Plural of cloud point
CLOUD SEEDING, noun. The act of firing munitions containing silver iodide at passing clouds to make them more likely to produce rain.
CLOUD SPECIES, noun. Sub grouping of standard cloud classification system, coming after the major cloud genera
CLOUD STREET, noun. (meteorology) long rolls of counter-rotating air that are oriented approximately parallel to the ground in the planetary boundary layer.
CLOUD STREETS, noun. Plural of cloud street
CLOUD UP, verb. To become cloudy

Dictionary definition

CLOUD, noun. Any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible.
CLOUD, noun. A visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude.
CLOUD, noun. Out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds".
CLOUD, noun. A cause of worry or gloom or trouble; "the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French".
CLOUD, noun. Suspicion affecting your reputation; "after that mistake he was under a cloud".
CLOUD, noun. A group of many things in the air or on the ground; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "clouds of blossoms"; "it discharged a cloud of spores".
CLOUD, verb. Make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches".
CLOUD, verb. Make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley".
CLOUD, verb. Billow up in the form of a cloud; "The smoke clouded above the houses".
CLOUD, verb. Make gloomy or depressed; "Their faces were clouded with sadness".
CLOUD, verb. Place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation".
CLOUD, verb. Make less clear; "the stroke clouded memories of her youth".
CLOUD, verb. Colour with streaks or blotches of different shades.
CLOUD, verb. Make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added".

Wise words

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill