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 Dictionary entry overview: What does nimbus cloud mean? 

  The noun NIMBUS CLOUD has 1 sense:

1. a dark grey cloud bearing rain

  Familiarity information: NIMBUS CLOUD used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1nimbus cloud [BACK TO TOP]


A dark grey cloud bearing rain

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)


nimbus; nimbus cloud; rain cloud

Hypernyms ("nimbus cloud" is a kind of...):

cloud (a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude)

Meronyms (parts of "nimbus cloud"):

aureole; corona (the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse)

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