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Definition of Cloud


  1. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the upper atmosphere.
  2. A mass or volume of smoke, or flying dust, resembling vapor.
  3. A dark vein or spot on a lighter material, as in marble; hence, a blemish or defect; as, a cloud upon one's reputation; a cloud on a title.
  4. That which has a dark, lowering, or threatening aspect; that which temporarily overshadows, obscures, or depresses; as, a cloud of sorrow; a cloud of war; a cloud upon the intellect.
  5. A great crowd or multitude; a vast collection.
  6. A large, loosely-knitted scarf, worn by women about the head.
  7. To overspread or hide with a cloud or clouds; as, the sky is clouded.
  8. To darken or obscure, as if by hiding or enveloping with a cloud; hence, to render gloomy or sullen.
  9. To blacken; to sully; to stain; to tarnish; to damage; -- esp. used of reputation or character.
  10. To mark with, or darken in, veins or sports; to variegate with colors; as, to cloud yarn.
  11. To grow cloudy; to become obscure with clouds; -- often used with up.
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Cloud Translations

cloud in Danish is sky
cloud in Dutch is wolk
cloud in Finnish is pilvi
cloud in French is nue, nuage
cloud in German is Wolke, Wolke, Schatten
cloud in Norwegian is sky
cloud in Portuguese is nuvem
cloud in Spanish is sombrc, nube
cloud in Swedish is sky, moln