Meaning of CUMULUS in English

CUMULUS

transcription, транскрипция: [ -ləs ]

noun

( plural cu·mu·li -ˌlī, -ˌlē)

Etymology: Latin

Date: 1659

1. : heap , accumulation

2.

[New Latin, from Latin]

: a dense puffy cloud form having a flat base and rounded outlines often piled up like a mountain — see cloud illustration

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