Definition of cumuliform in English:

cumuliform

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

adjective

(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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day glee
Pronunciation: glē
noun
great delight