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cumulonimbus
American English: /ˌkjumjəloʊˈnɪmbəs/
British English: /ˌkjuːmjʊləʊˈnɪmbəs/

Translation of cumulonimbus in Spanish:

noun plural -bi

  • Example sentences
    • The rising air cools and produces towering cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds.
    • The rising air is associated with a region of low air pressure, towering cumulonimbus clouds and rain.
    • As air rises in a large cumulonimbus or thunderhead cloud condensation occurs and all three forms of water are present.

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