nimbus cloud

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Noun1.nimbus cloud - a dark grey cloud bearing rainnimbus cloud - a dark grey cloud bearing rain  
cloud - a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
aureole, corona - the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
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Apart from the likelihood of victorious elites maintaining old attitudes to media and democracy, their contributions to shaping the public sphere tend to continue hanging like nimbus cloud long after they have departed.
In response to the iPhone boom, Lichfield coinventd the smaller, smart-phone-friendly Nimbus Cloud Dome with Dave Burchette in 2012.
The Discover Video Nimbus Cloud streaming service delivers your live video stream not only to computers running Flash[TM] player (RTMP), but to mobile devices such as Android[TM], Blackberry8 (RTSP), and iOS devices like iPhones[R] and iPads[R] (HLS).
Aside from fuzziness surrounding many SS issues, an ominous influence hung over proceedings like a cumulus nimbus cloud. The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), one of the most powerful environmental groups, manipulated the goings-on like a puppet play.
flying forever beneath its white plume of nimbus cloud.