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Definition of "cumuli" [cumuli]

  • Plural of cumulus. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cumuli" in a sentence
  • "If you miss this fleeting apparition, perhaps you will enjoy the longer-lasting "velum," a stripe or patch of cloud sometimes found loitering around the base of sturdy cumuli."
  • "Except that, instead of taking the obvious step of looking up, Stieglitz-like, to shoot his cumuli and stratuses, Finch has found them reflected in puddles in dirty Brooklyn streets."
  • "His knowledge of the elements, in their every aspect, appeared to be a profound one; Harriet's ears buzzed with facts about cumuli, low pressure and humidity."