intercloud

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From inter- +‎ cloud.

Verb[edit]

intercloud (third-person singular simple present interclouds, present participle interclouding, simple past and past participle interclouded)

  1. (transitive) To shut within clouds.

Adjective[edit]

intercloud (not comparable)

  1. (astronomy) Describing a region between clouds of stars.
    • 1977, American Geophysical Union, Reviews of Geophysics and Space Physics, Volume 15
      As the sun moves in its path through the galaxy, it will not always be immersed in the tenuous intercloud region of the interstellar medium.