cloudlet

noun

cloud·​let ˈklau̇d-lət How to pronounce cloudlet (audio)
: a small cloud

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web When funneled over a chilled tube of coiled metal, these intoxicating cloudlets condense into tiny, high-proof drops that drip into a separate container. Ali Bouzari, SFChronicle.com, 30 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cloudlet was in 1788

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“Cloudlet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloudlet. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

cloudlet

noun
cloud·​let ˈklau̇d-lət How to pronounce cloudlet (audio)
: a small cloud
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