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cloud

 (kloud)
n.
1.
a. A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level.
b. A mass of particles or droplets, as of dust, smoke, or steam, suspended in the atmosphere or existing in outer space.
2.
a. A large moving body of things in the air or on the ground; a swarm: a cloud of locusts.
b. A collection of particles or other small entities: an electron cloud; a cloud of spores.
c. An opaque mass of particles suspended in water: a cloud of silt in the pond.
3. A dark region or blemish, as on a polished stone.
4. A state or cause of sadness, worry, or anger: At the bad news a cloud fell over the celebration.
5. A state or cause of confusion or misunderstanding: writing made difficult by a cloud of jargon.
6. A state or cause of suspicion or disgrace: A cloud of mistrust lingers among the signers of the treaty.
7.
a. A large area of coordinated wireless internet service.
b. The collection of data and services available through the internet: stored company data in the cloud.
v. cloud·ed, cloud·ing, clouds
v.tr.
1.
a. To cover or obscure with clouds: We could not see the moon because the sky was clouded over.
b. To make less clear or transparent: Smoke clouded the sky. Steam clouded the windows.
2.
a. To make sorrowful, troubled, or angry: a bad memory that clouded his spirits.
b. To cause to appear sorrowful, troubled, or angry: Worry clouded her face.
3.
a. To make difficult to know or understand; make obscure or uncertain: The economic downturn clouded the future of the project.
b. To confuse: Don't let your resentments cloud your judgment.
4. To cast aspersions on; sully: Scandal clouded the officer's reputation.
v.intr.
1.
a. To become cloudy or overcast: The sky clouded over.
b. To become dark, obscure, or less transparent: The water in the tank clouded up.
2. To show sorrow, worry, or anger: His face clouded at the news.
Idioms:
in the clouds
Impractical.
under a cloud
Under suspicion or in a state of disgrace.

[Middle English, hill, cloud, from Old English clūd, rock, hill.]

cloud′less adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cloudless - free from cloudscloudless - free from clouds; "under a cloudless sky"
clear - free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day"

cloudless

adjective
Free from clouds or mist, for example:
Translations
بِدون غَيوم، مُنْقَشِع، ، صافٍ
bezmračnýjasný
skyfri
pilvetön
felhõtlenfelhőtlen
heiîur; skÿjalaus
bez mrakov
bulutsuz

cloudless

[ˈklaʊdlɪs] ADJsin nubes, despejado

cloudless

[ˈklaʊdləs] adj [sky] → sans nuages

cloudless

adj skywolkenlos

cloudless

[ˈklaʊdlɪs] adjsereno/a, senza nubi

cloud

(klaud)
1. a mass of tiny drops of water floating in the sky. white clouds in a blue sky; The hills were hidden in cloud.
2. a great number or quantity of anything small moving together. a cloud of flies.
3. something causing fear, depression etc. a cloud of sadness.
verb
1. (often with over) to become cloudy. The sky clouded over and it began to rain.
2. to (cause to) become blurred or not clear. Her eyes were clouded with tears.
3. to (cause to) become gloomy or troubled. His face clouded at the unhappy news.
ˈcloudless adjective
free from clouds. a cloudless sky.
ˈcloudy adjective
1. full of, having, or covered with clouds. It is a bit cloudy today.
2. not clear. a cloudy photograph/memory.
ˈcloudburst noun
a sudden heavy shower of rain.
under a cloud
in trouble or disgrace.
References in classic literature ?
From time to time, as we two went on our way, the bright figure of the child paused, hovering low in the cloudless sky.
Tis thus, O boy, that Autumn comes, the cold Pitiless autumn of the wrack and mist, Autumn, the season of the cloudless sky, Autumn, of biting blasts, the time of blight And desolation; following the chill Stir of disaster, with a shout it leaps Upon us.
Sometimes they lounged at the steps of a church, and sometimes dallied among cypresses against a cloudless sky; sometimes they made love by a Renaissance well-head, and sometimes they wandered through the Campagna by the side of an ox-waggon.
Little wreaths of mist were curling upwards, and the sun shone down with a cloudless, golden light, every moment more clear as the vapours melted away.
Aesthetically Elizabeth was fond of still, cloudless days, but experience had taught her to suspect them.
We started from Zermatt on the 13th of July, at half past five, on a brilliant and perfectly cloudless morning.
Although a fog rolled over the city in the small hours, the early part of the night was cloudless, and the lane, which the maid's window overlooked, was brilliantly lit by the full moon.
However, this morning it is a fine, fresh, cloudless day, such as we seldom get in autumn.
The moon is queen in the cloudless and starless sky.
he thought, looking at the strange, as it were, mother-of-pearl shell of white fleecy cloudless resting right over his head in the middle of the sky.
Her brow was clear and ample, her blue eyes cloudless, and her lips and the moulding of her face so expressive of sensibility and sweetness that none could behold her without looking on her as of a distinct species, a being heaven-sent, and bearing a celestial stamp in all her features.
At night we bivouacked under a cloudless sky, and the next morning reached S.