HyperDic: cumulus

English > 2 senses of the word cumulus:
NOUNobjectcumulus, cumulus clouda globular cloud
groupcumulus, pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulationa collection of objects laid on top of each other
English > cumulus: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA globular cloud.
Synonymcumulus cloud
Narroweraltocumulus, altocumulus cloudA cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
thunderheadA rounded projecting mass of a cumulus cloud with shining edges
BroadercloudA visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
Spanishcúmulo, cumulus, cúmulus
Catalancúmul, cumulus, cúmulus
English > cumulus: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA collection of objects laid on top of each other.
Synonymspile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation
Narrowercompost heap, compost pileA heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost
dunghill, midden, muckheap, muckhillA heap of dung or refuse
pyre, funeral pyrewood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
scrapheappile of discarded metal
shockA pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry
slagheappile of waste matter from coal mining etc
stackAn orderly pile
stockpileA storage pile accumulated for future use
woodpileA pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishacumulación, aglomerado, cúmulo, montaña, montículo, montón, pila
Catalanapilament, muntanya, munt, pila, pilot
Adjectivescumulousthrown together in a pile
Verbscumulatecollect or gather

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