Translation of cloud in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable or uncountable (Meteorol) (single)(mass) nubes (feminine plural)patches of cloud
nubosidad (feminine)nubosidades (feminine plural)a large black cloud filled the skyun nubarrón negro cubría el cielothere's not a cloud in the skyestá totalmente despejadothe only cloud on the horizon is my examla única nube en el horizonte or el único nubarrón es mi examenthe only cloud on an otherwise perfect summerla única sombra en un verano que hubiera sido perfectoto be on cloud nine [colloquial]estar en el séptimo cielo or en la gloriato be up in the clouds [colloquial]estar en las nubes [colloquial]to cast a cloud on o over somethingensombrecer algounder a clouden circunstancias sospechosas or poco clarasevery cloud has a silver liningExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 countable (of gas, smoke, dust) to go up in a cloud o clouds of smoke
- It collected in the atmosphere above cloud level and last night had spread across southern England and was heading towards the Channel
- As air rises, it cools, and its humidity begins condensing into clouds and precipitation.
- Flashes of lightning can illuminate entire clouds, making them visible from miles away.
desaparecer en una nube de humoExample sentences1.3 countable (of insects, birds)
- All he could see was a cloud of dust and smoke rising from the devastated Stable Block.
- When I looked over the edge of the foxhole, the village was obscured by a cloud of dust and smoke.
- A cloud of smoke billowed up from the barrel of the pistol and the odor of gunpowder filled her nostrils.
- An enormous cloud of worries and troubles covered my weary heart.
- A dark cloud of suspicion hangs over his internment though.
- By July 2000 the dark clouds appeared to have parted for him.
- I remember this from childhood - great clouds of oversized winged insects, swarming up from the pavement cracks and the nooks and crannies in walls.
- A handful of shorebirds scampered among clouds of tiny insects and piles of seaweed.
- During the hot weather it's a pestilential place, populated by heavy clouds of biting insects.
- 1.1 (dim, blur)(view/vision)
nublar(mirror/glass)emotion clouded his judgment
empañarla emoción lo ofuscabato cloud the issue
estaba obnubilado por la emociónembrollar el asunto
crear confusiónExample sentences1.2 (spoil, mar)
- His judgement could have been clouded by the alcohol he had drunk and he may have been so overwhelmed with pain that he took extra tablets.
- He admitted that his judgment had been clouded by drink.
- Meanwhile, toxic waste, agricultural pesticides and heavy metals continue to cloud our water supply.
empañarExample sentences1.3 (make cloudy)
- However, instead of clouding my love of James Cook, unpeeling the onion layers of George's life and his own discoveries added a vital new angle to the traditional Cook story.
- She demonstrates how this colossal structure of deceit clouds the historical record.
- The incident clouds their enjoyment of the party, because her mother becomes quiet and distant.
- The night sky was a clouded one, blocking out all light from the moon.
- The sky above was now clouded and a light drizzle began to fall to the ground.
- The sky is overcast, clouded by dank mists of humidity thronging the volcanoes and mountains.
- Barbara answered, tears clouding her clear green eyes.
- There were some splinters of wood in a glass case, the clear surface clouded with age.
- Before she was well on her feet, she was dashing for home, her vision clouded by tears as she fumbled along the road.
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