cloudscape

noun
cloud·​scape | \ ˈklau̇d-ˌskāp How to pronounce cloudscape (audio) \

Definition of cloudscape

: a view or pictorial representation of a cloud formation

Examples of cloudscape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With the dome a dizzying cobalt, the gray cloudscape above appeared orange. BostonGlobe.com, 8 June 2021 Depicted is a classic cloudscape with gilded edges to ramp up the classical factor. Felicity Carter, Forbes, 4 Apr. 2021 Transporting the rolls for the cloudscape carpet that marks the entrance to the exhibit required a motor to drag the 900-pound bundles. Travis Deshong, Washington Post, 3 July 2019 The house then descends to a den, the sole two-story room, with dramatic six-foot-high windows that frame the ever-changing cloudscape. Ann Herold, Los Angeles Magazine, 17 Apr. 2018 The probe also captured breathtaking images of Saturn’s cloudscape and rings. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, 14 Sep. 2017 The differences at this point are chiefly visual, Sky's involving what looks to be a massive, corkscrewing cloudscape set against a cerulean sky. Matt Peckham, Time, 12 Sep. 2017 Wide-angle windows and outdoor terraces take in the lake and the constantly mutating Dutch cloudscapes. Anna Lambert, ELLE Decor, 5 Jan. 2012 The shadow was not visible in the air above, only on the flat, broken cloudscape below us. Dominic Gates, The Seattle Times, 21 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of cloudscape

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cloudscape was in 1880

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cloudscape

cloud someone's judgment

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“Cloudscape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloudscape. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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