Definition of cumuliform in English:


Syllabification: cu·mu·li·form
Pronunciation: /ˈkyo͞omyələˌfôrm


  • (Of a cloud) developed in a predominantly vertical direction.
    More example sentences
    • Cloud bands indicating shallow convective heat development maturing as shallow cumuliform cloud is the likely result.
    • Snow can form in cumuliform clouds and also in stratiform clouds - altostratus and nimbostratus.
    • Convection generally produces cumuliform clouds but may produce stratocumulus and altocumulus.

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