cloud bank

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: bank - a layer of clouds seen from a distancecloud bank - a layer of clouds seen from a distance
cloud - a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
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After a time, and before they reached the sinking cloud bank, the warships turned northward, and then abruptly went about and passed into the thickening haze of evening south- ward.
The blues and greys were very beautiful, and Dorothy noticed that on the cloud banks sat or reclined fleecy, shadowy forms of beautiful beings who must have been the Cloud Fairies.
Flex-Steel Sofa and hassock my cloud bank god office.
Titled Farocki, the film is a single seventy-seven-minute-long fixed shot of a cloud bank.
Djoko Murjatmodjo, Indonesia's acting director general of transportation, said that minutes before the AirAsia flight disappeared from radar, the pilot asked air traffic control for permission to avoid a cloud bank by turning left and going higher, to 34,000 feet.
If the horizon is obscured, the pilot's internal sensor system may unwittingly designate the slanted cloud bank edge as the horizontal reference plane.
three quarters of the sky was now clear but still the Sun was hidden by a massive cloud bank.
A cloud bank ahead but none was forecast; a cloud layer forecast but higher or lower or wider than predicted; a temptation to fly above an overcast--VFR On-Top--without proof the sky is passable where and when needed .
Finding himself in a cloud bank, he lost sight of #1; he executed lost Wingman procedures and kept the altitude deconfliction he had built into the rejoin.
How do you, like a jet leaving Eugene Airport, break through that cloud bank and realize that there's blue sky after all?
I gradually became aware of a substantial cloud bank building on the horizon between ourselves and Baghdad.
Five miles from a cloud bank is no time to be assessing whether you are current for instruments, let alone confidently proficient.