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cloud

 
Noun cloud has 6 senses
  1. cloud - any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
    --1 is a kind of
    physical phenomenon
    --1 has particulars:
     coma; nebula; aerosol; cosmic dust; dust cloud; mushroom, mushroom cloud, mushroom-shaped cloud
  2. cloud - a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
    --2 is a kind of
    atmospheric phenomenon
    --2 is a part of sky
    --2 has substances: water vapor, water vapour
    --2 has particulars:
     cirrocumulus, cirrocumulus cloud; cirrostratus, cirrostratus cloud; cirrus, cirrus cloud; cloud bank; contrail, condensation trail; cumulonimbus, cumulonimbus cloud, thundercloud; cumulus, cumulus cloud; nacreous cloud, mother-of-pearl cloud; nimbus, nimbus cloud, rain cloud; storm cloud; stratus, stratus cloud
    Derived forms: verb cloud1, verb cloud3
  3. cloud - out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds"
    --3 is a kind of
    unreality, irreality
  4. cloud - a cause of worry or gloom or trouble; "the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French"
    --4 is a kind of
    gloom, gloominess, glumness
  5. cloud - suspicion affecting your reputation; "after that mistake he was under a cloud"
    --5 is a kind of
    suspicion
    Derived form: verb cloud5
  6. swarm, cloud - a group of many insects; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "a cloud of butterflies"
    --6 is a kind of animal group
    --6 has members: insect
    --6 has particulars: infestation, plague
Verb cloud has 7 senses
  1. overcast, cloud - make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"
    --1 is one way to darken
    Derived forms: noun cloud2, noun clouding1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, cloud, mist - make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"
    --2 is one way to hide, conceal
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. cloud - billow up in the form of a cloud; "The smoke clouded above the houses"
    --3 is one way to
    billow, wallow
    Derived form: noun cloud2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. cloud - make gloomy or depressed; "Their faces were clouded with sadness"
    --4 is one way to
    affect, impress, move, strike
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  5. defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud - place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation"
    --5 is one way to mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate
    Derived form: noun cloud5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. mottle, dapple, cloud - colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    --6 is one way to spot
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. cloud - make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
    --7 is one way to
    dull
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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