cumuliform
adjective Date: 1885 of the form of a cumulus <
cumuliform clouds
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  • cumuliform — [kyo͞o′myə lə fôrm΄] adj. [L cumuli, pl. of cumulus + FORM] designating, or having the form of, a cumulus, or esp. any cloud with lofty vertical development: cf. STRATIFORM …   English World dictionary

  • cumuliform — /kyooh myeuh leuh fawrm /, adj. having the appearance or character of cumulus clouds. [1880 85; < NL cumuli , comb. form of CUMULUS + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • cumuliform — adjective Having the shape of a cumulus cloud …   Wiktionary

  • cumuliform — shaped like a heap Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cumuliform — cu·mu·li·form …   English syllables

  • cumuliform — cu•mu•li•form [[t]ˈkyu myə ləˌfɔrm[/t]] adj. mer having the appearance or character of cumulus clouds • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • cumuliform — /ˈkjumjələfɔm/ (say kyoohmyuhluhfawm) adjective having the appearance or character of cumulus clouds …   Australian English dictionary

  • cumuliform — adjective shaped like a cumulus cloud • Similar to: ↑round, ↑circular …   Useful english dictionary

  • cumuliform cloud — A convective cloud with vertical development, formed by rising air currents in unstable air. These clouds are cauliflower like in appearance with appreciable vertical development and dome shaped upper surface. Usually cumuli form clouds are… …   Aviation dictionary

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