Cumulus - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkjuːmjələs|  American pronunciation of the word cumulus
Brit.  |ˈkjuːmjʊləs|  British pronunciation of the word cumulus


- a globular cloud
- a collection of objects laid on top of each other (syn: agglomerate, cumulation, heap, mound, pile)


...the cumulus of sundry things that fill up one's attic and somehow sum up a lifetime of experiences...

Clouds are commonly classified in four kinds, cirrus, cumulus, stratus, and nimbus.

Word forms

singular: cumulus
plural: cumuli
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