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cloud cover

Definition of cloud cover

  1. :  a mass of clouds <The moon was hidden behind a thick cloud cover.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a visible mass of particles of condensed vapor (as water or ice) suspended in the atmosphere of a planet (as the earth) or moon

    :  something resembling or suggesting a cloud: as

    :  a light filmy, puffy, or billowy mass seeming to float in the air

  1. :  to grow cloudy

    :  to become troubled, apprehensive, or distressed in appearance

    :  to billow up in the form of a cloud

  1. :  to guard from attack

    :  to have within the range of one's guns :  command

    :  to hold within range of an aimed firearm

  1. :  something that protects, shelters, or guards: as

    :  natural shelter for an animal

    :  the factors that provide such shelter

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a sculptured or ornamented band

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