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Moisture in the air, clouds and cloudy weather

bank

noun

a large mass of cloud or fog

billow

noun

a moving cloud of something such as smoke or steam

cirrocumulus

noun

small round clouds that form lines high in the sky

cirrostratus

noun

a thin layer of cloud found very high in the sky

cirrus

noun

a type of thin cloud found very high in the sky

cloud

noun

a white or grey mass of very small drops of water in the sky

cloudy

adjective

full of clouds

column

noun

something that rises up into the air in a straight line

cumulonimbus

noun

a mass of very tall thick cloud that usually brings rain and sometimes thunder

cumulus

noun

a large low white cloud that is round at the top and flat at the bottom. Cumulus clouds form at the lower levels of the atmosphere.

dull

adjective

if the weather is dull, there are a lot of clouds and it is rather dark

fog

noun

a thick cloud that forms close to the ground or to water and is difficult to see through. Fog is thicker than mist

fogbound

adjective

not able to operate normally because of thick fog

fogbound

adjective

not able to travel because of thick fog

foggy

adjective

full of fog or covered with fog

gather

verb

if clouds gather, they start to appear and cover part of the sky

grey

adjective

used for describing the weather or the light when it is not very bright, because there is a lot of cloud

lour

another spelling of lower3

lower

verb

if clouds lower, they are very dark, as if a storm is coming

mist

noun

small drops of a particular liquid that are in the air

misty

adjective

used about places and times that are misty

nimbus

noun

a dark grey rain cloud

overcast

adjective

with a sky completely full of clouds

pall

noun

something such as smoke, dust, or cloud that covers an area and makes it darker

pea souper

noun

a fog (=thick low cloud) that prevents you from seeing anything

scud

verb

if clouds scud across the sky, they move quickly

sea mist

noun

a thin low cloud that comes onto the land from the sea

steam

noun

the hot wet substance like a thin cloud that is produced when water is heated

steam

noun

the wet substance that forms on windows and mirrors when wet air suddenly becomes hot or cold

storm cloud

noun

a very dark cloud

thundercloud

noun

a big dark cloud that you see during a storm

vapor

the American spelling of vapour

vapour

noun

very small drops of water or other liquids in the air that make the air feel wet

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