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cloud

cloud

 
 
pronunciation:
klaUd
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part of speech: noun
definition: a white or gray mass of small drops of water high in the sky above the earth.
The dark clouds told us a storm was coming.
 
similar words:
fog, mist, smoke, steam, vapor
derivations: cloudless (adj.), cloudlike (adj.)
Word History
Cloud is from clud, an Old English word that means "rock or hill," and from clouden which means "to dim or darken."
Word Builder: cloud +
  • cloudy:
    having many clouds.