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clouds, plural;
  1. (of the sky) Become overcast with clouds
    • - the blue skies clouded over abruptly
  2. Darken (the sky) with clouds
    • - the western sky was still clouded
  3. Make or become less clear or transparent
    • - blood pumped out, clouding the water
    • - her eyes clouded with tears
  4. Make or become darkened or overshadowed, in particular

  5. (of someone's face or eyes) Show worry, sorrow, or anger
    • - his expression clouded over
  6. (of such an emotion) Show in (someone's face)
    • - suspicion clouded her face
  7. Make (a matter or mental process) unclear or uncertain; confuse
    • - don't allow your personal feelings to cloud your judgment
  8. Spoil or mar (something)
    • - the general election was clouded by violence
  1. A visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere, typically high above the ground
    • - the sun had disappeared behind a cloud
    • - the full moon, hidden by veils of cloud
  2. An indistinct or billowing mass, esp. of smoke or dust
    • - a cloud of dust
  3. A large number of insects or birds moving together
    • - clouds of orange butterflies
  4. A vague patch of color in or on a liquid or transparent surface

  5. A state or cause of gloom, suspicion, trouble, or worry
    • - the only cloud to appear on the horizon was Leopold's unexpected illness
    • - a black cloud hung over their lives
  6. A frowning or depressed look
    • - a cloud passed over Jessica's face

  1. any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  2. overcast: make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"
  3. a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
  4. obscure: make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
  5. billow up in the form of a cloud; "The smoke clouded above the houses"
  6. out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds"
  7. A cloud is a visible mass of droplets of water or frozen crystals suspended in the atmosphere above the surface of the Earth or another planetary body. A cloud is also a visible mass attracted by gravity, such as masses of material in space called interstellar clouds and nebulae. ...
  8. Cosmics Leaving Outdoor Droplets or the CLOUD is an experimental facility being set up at CERN by Jasper Kirkby to investigate the microphysics between galactic cosmic rays (GCRs) and clouds under controlled conditions. ...
  9. Cloud is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
  10. In music a cloud is a sound mass consisting of statistical clouds of microsounds and characterized first by the set of elements used in the texture, secondly density, including rhythmic and pitch density Roads 2001, p.15. ...
  11. Cloud is a "browser-based operating system" created by 'Good OS LLC', a Los Angeles-based corporation. The company initially launched a Linux distribution called gOS which is heavily based on Ubuntu, now in its third incarnation.
  12. Cloud, also known as That Cloud Game or Cloud: The Game, is a puzzle video game, designed by Jenova Chen, based on weather and atmospheric aesthetics. The first version of Cloud was released as a free download on the web in the fall of 2005. ...
  13. A visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air; Any mass of dust, steam or smoke resembling such a mass; Anything which makes things foggy or gloomy; A group or swarm, especially suspended above the ground or flying; An elliptical shape or symbol whose outline is a series of semicircles, ...
  14. (Clouds) A grouping of a number of extremely tiny inclusions that are too small to be distinguishable from one another, even under magnification. The result is that, under a microscope, this grouping often looks like a soft transparent cloud inside the diamond. ...
  15. (clouds) a suspended mass of water vapor in the atmosphere. Clouds can be categorized into two general groups: cumulus clouds (tall, cotton ball) and stratus clouds (layered); these can be divided even further to 4 sub-groups describing altitude: 20,000 ft and above are the cirrus or cirro ...
  16. (Clouds) To dream of seeing dark heavy clouds, portends misfortune and bad management. If rain is falling, it denotes troubles and sickness. To see bright transparent clouds with the sun shining through them, you will be successful after trouble has been your companion. ...
  17. (Clouds) tag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror
  18. Clouds are hazy or milky areas in a diamond. Most clouds are made up of crystals too tiny to see individually even under a 10X magnification.
  19. (CLOUDS) Anything that distorts our ability to see or distinguish reality.
  20. (CLOUDS) Glory or trouble, depending on the vantage point. Those below see only dark clouds of trouble.  Those seated with Christ in the heavenly see the white clouds of glory.
  21. (CLOUDS) If bright: Spiritually uplifted feelings / If dark: Depression, feeling overshadowed by something
  22. (CLOUDS) glory, judgement, storm
  23. (CLOUDS) trouble; with dots means many problems
  24. (Clouds) Air units in clouds cannot see or be seen. Orbital units also cannot see ground units in cloudy squares.
  25. (Clouds) On Mars, these are made up of ice crystals formed from water, or, under the exceptionally cold conditions of a Martian winter, carbon dioxide. Dust storms, which can occur on Mars for several months at a time, can turn the clouds a yellow or red colour.