cumulonimbus

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English[edit]

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A cumulonimbus cloud.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cumulus (heap) + nimbus (cloud).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌkjuː.mjʊ.ləʊˈnɪm.bəs/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌkju.mjə.loʊˈnɪm.bəs/
  • Rhymes: -ɪmbəs
  • Hyphenation: cu‧mu‧lo‧nim‧bus

Noun[edit]

cumulonimbus (plural cumulonimbuses or cumulonimbi)

  1. (meteorology) A cloud, with a tall structure and a flat base, that is often associated with thunderstorms.
    • 1921, Lewis R. Freeman, chapter III, in Down the Columbia[1]:
      The one to the east (which at the moment seemed to be leaping straight out of the heart of a sinister slaty-purple patch of cumulonimbus) drained the Lake of the Hanging Glaciers; that to the west a desolate rock and ice-walled valley which was rimmed by some of the highest summits in the Selkirks.

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Noun[edit]

cumulonimbus (m)

  1. Alternative form of cumulonimbe

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin cumulonimbus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkumuloˌnimbus/, [ˈkumulo̞ˌnimbus̠]

Noun[edit]

cumulonimbus

  1. Synonym of kuuropilvi (cumulonimbus)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of cumulonimbus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative cumulonimbus cumulonimbukset
genitive cumulonimbuksen cumulonimbusten
cumulonimbuksien
partitive cumulonimbusta cumulonimbuksia
illative cumulonimbukseen cumulonimbuksiin
singular plural
nominative cumulonimbus cumulonimbukset
accusative nom. cumulonimbus cumulonimbukset
gen. cumulonimbuksen
genitive cumulonimbuksen cumulonimbusten
cumulonimbuksien
partitive cumulonimbusta cumulonimbuksia
inessive cumulonimbuksessa cumulonimbuksissa
elative cumulonimbuksesta cumulonimbuksista
illative cumulonimbukseen cumulonimbuksiin
adessive cumulonimbuksella cumulonimbuksilla
ablative cumulonimbukselta cumulonimbuksilta
allative cumulonimbukselle cumulonimbuksille
essive cumulonimbuksena cumulonimbuksina
translative cumulonimbukseksi cumulonimbuksiksi
instructive cumulonimbuksin
abessive cumulonimbuksetta cumulonimbuksitta
comitative cumulonimbuksineen
Possessive forms of cumulonimbus (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person cumulonimbukseni cumulonimbuksemme
2nd person cumulonimbuksesi cumulonimbuksenne
3rd person cumulonimbuksensa

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cumulo-nimbus.

Noun[edit]

cumulonimbus m (uncountable)

  1. cumulonimbus

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Noun[edit]

cumulonimbus m (plural cumulonimbus)

  1. cumulonimbus