cloudiness


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cloud·y

 (klou′dē)
adj. cloud·i·er, cloud·i·est
1. Full of or covered with clouds; overcast.
2. Of or like a cloud or clouds.
3. Marked with indistinct masses or streaks: cloudy marble.
4. Not transparent, as certain liquids.
5.
a. Open to more than one interpretation.
b. Not clearly perceived or perceptible.
6. Troubled; gloomy: His future at the company is cloudy.

cloud′i·ly adv.
cloud′i·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cloudiness - the state of the sky when it is covered by cloudscloudiness - the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
bad weather, inclemency, inclementness - weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
2.cloudiness - gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
semidarkness - partial darkness
3.cloudiness - the quality of being cloudy
opaqueness, opacity - the quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light
turbidity, turbidness - muddiness created by stirring up sediment or having foreign particles suspended
mistiness, steaminess, vaporousness, vapourousness, haziness - cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor
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cloudiness

noun
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borultságfelhősséghomályosságzavarosság

cloudiness

[ˈklaʊdɪnɪs] N
1. (Met) → lo nublado, lo nuboso
2. (= murkiness) → lo turbio
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cloudiness

n
(of sky)Bewölkung f
(of liquid, diamond, glass, plastic etc)Trübung f; (of eyes)Trübheit f
(of argument, position, point of view)Unklarheit f
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cloudiness

[ˈklaʊdɪnɪs] n (see adj) → nuvolosità, torbidezza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cloudiness

n. nebulosidad, enturbamiento.
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References in classic literature ?
"You dear and blessed Husband-Man," she murmured, a quick cloudiness of moisture in her eyes, as with her eyes she embraced him, her arms still around Jerry, who, sensing the ecstasy of the moment, kissed her fragrant cheek with his ribbon-tongue of love.
Specimens of all the fishes that swim in the sea, surely had swum their way to it, and if samples of the fishes of divers colours that made a speech in the Arabian Nights (quite a ministerial explanation in respect of cloudiness), and then jumped out of the frying-pan, were not to be recognized, it was only because they had all become of one hue by being cooked in batter among the whitebait.
The whisky went to his brain, making his eyes heavy-lidded and the cloudiness of them more cloudy.
I think that through the cloudiness of his insanity he saw some antagonism in me, for he at once fell back on the last refuge of such as he, a dogged silence.
She loved him with too clear a vision to fear his cloudiness. Whether he droned trivialities, as today, or sprang kisses on her in the twilight, she could pardon him, she could respond.
Atmospheric pressure is slightly lower than the average for the month and will drop slightly further.Along the Black Sea coast, cloudiness will be variable, greater in the afternoon, with scattered showers and thunder.
In Riga, cloudiness will decrease and precipitation is unlikely.
We propose a new methodology to evaluate the onset and length of the Brazilian Amazon rainy season during the last decades using cloudiness observations from geostationary satellites.
Partially cloudy and cold conditions are expected to continue for Wednesday with increasing cloudiness and late night sporadic showers.
In Central, the residents are likely to experience early morning cloudiness with rains over few places during the second half of the forecast period.
LAHORE -- Cloudiness, rain and accompanying strong winds are likely to make weather pleasant during Eid holidays starting from Wednesday (today).