rain cloud


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Noun1.rain cloud - a dark grey cloud bearing rainrain 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
Translations
nimbenimbus
NimbusRegenwolkeSchleierwolke
sadepilvi
esőfelhőnimbusznimbuszfelhő
비구름
rain cloud
nimbuswolkregenwolk
References in classic literature ?
Over the river a golden ray of sun came through the hosts of leaden rain clouds.
"Just look, Darya Alexandrovna, we shall have a shower," he added, pointing with a sunshade at the white rain clouds that showed above the aspen tree-tops.
A huge blob that appeared on the National Weather Service's radar wasn't a rain cloud, but a massive swarm of ladybugs over Southern California.
where it will find the charming bath toy, Plui Rain Cloud. Immerse it in water to fill 'er up and then let it rain.
Not as welcome as a rain cloud at 10am would have been, mind you.
''Under such weather conditions, a small bubble in the rain cloud would have triggered rainfall, let alone lightening.''
There was a picture of a book (meaning "read the instruction manual"), an exclamation point in a triangle (meaning "caution"), and a fluffy cloud with rain coming down, in a crossed-out "No Rain Cloud" circle, which participants took to mean either as a warning against using the device near a pool or a "don't mow upside down grass" symbol.
There was a picture of a book (meaning "read the instruction manual"), an exclamation point in a triangle (meaning "caution") and a fluffy cloud with rain coming down, in a crossed-out "No Rain Cloud" circle, which participants took to mean either as a warning against using the device near a pool or a "don't mow upside down grass" symbol.
TrafficGauge ($80, plus $7 monthly service for Los Angeles) one-ups GPS devices by giving you what you really want--info on whether that Lakers game or that rain cloud is going to ruin your commute home.
At 12 1/2, he has lived the past six years with the horrible Basil Tramplebone, his court-appointed guardian, in a darkly bleak house overshadowed by a perpetual rain cloud. Measle is filthy and smelly, hungry and lonely, sleeping on the kitchen floor and scavenging crumbs.
Two days after the General Accounting Office revealed that the B-2 bomber (estimated cost: $44.4 billion for twenty of them) has radar that can't tell the difference between a rain cloud and the Matterhorn and is plagued by other design flaws as well, Will published his impassioned column, "The Case for Defense Spending." No mention is made of any specific programs or weapons, but there are quotes from Henry Kissinger.
I GLANCED into the night sky and saw a huge rain cloud settling like a black umbrella,