cumulous


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cu·mu·lous

 (kyo͞o′myə-ləs)
adj.
Resembling a pile or mound; heaped up.

cumulous

(ˈkjuːmjʊləs)
adj
(Physical Geography) resembling or consisting of cumulus clouds
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Adj.1.cumulous - thrown together in a pile; "a desk heaped with books"; "heaped-up ears of corn"; "ungraded papers piled high"
concentrated - gathered together or made less diffuse; "their concentrated efforts"; "his concentrated attention"; "concentrated study"; "a narrow thread of concentrated ore"
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Akebono mikiri ("dawn border") evokes a gradual, bruise-like blurring between ink and skin, like the cumulous edge of a sunrise, a slow transition.
They looked like the cumulous remnants of a disappeared cloud, or like the faded evaporations of a skywriting plane, or like wisps from an extinguished cigarette, or like something glimpsed out of the corner of an eye, or like a dream that cannot be remembered.
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Looking up, we see cloud formations and identify them, not by their scientific names of cirrus, cumulous, and nimbus, but more fancifully as horses, spaceships, unicorns, maps of various locations, castles, puppies, palm trees, or something equally ingenious.
Enough white feather to make a cumulous cloud plops en-masse into a slough and indeed an amazing sight ensues.
But the chance of having cumulous clouds, which is associated with some rain, sometimes it's light or moderate, is there.
Situated against the background of cumulous (cloud) was a lovely fat Heinkel III.
Malbone, for instance, thinks the speaker "is a person intoxicated with the liquors of nature, rain (from the cumulous clouds), air and dew" (1967, 26), and Deborah Cadman sees the poem as autobiographical, suggesting that the speaker is a daisy, a flower with which Dickinson liked to identify herself: "If the poet identification of herself with the daisy extends to this work, then the subject becomes the natural relation between the daisy and sun throughout the seasons of New England" (1989, 31).
Morning ground fog mixed with dew produces a massive wave of cumulous like clouds that line the rim like cotton candy and spill over the craters edge in a dramatic slow motion waterfall.
Atmospheric gravity waves are generated by a variety of mechanisms that cause vertical displacements of air parcels, such as meteorological disturbances or cumulous convection within the troposphere, instability in jet streams, and the interactions of surface winds with topography.