cumulous


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cu·mu·lous

 (kyo͞o′myə-ləs)
adj.
Resembling a pile or mound; heaped up.
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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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She explores the mysterious skies and their perceived connective dots, forming enchanting circular currents of cumulous forms that hint at forming a massive weather front of a spiraling meteorological diagram.
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The field was vast, the cumulous clouds were up, and the blazing summer sun unleashed its heat and in the middle of it all is a chapel filled with people singing the same songs, remembering the same lives of little heroic acts, and lifting up everything to the "God of second chances.
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A fraction of the area where its mane should be is obscured by the almost cumulous "aura" of a swallowtail butterfly floating toward the upper left diagonal of the picture.
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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.