Definition of 'cloud'
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She is very emotional to the point where she can let emotion cloud her judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Now a cloud of suspicion hangs over the entire village of 258 residents. The Sun (2016)We retired to promises of clear skies the next day, in spite of the weighty cloud cover. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Further north will see areas of cloud and rain spreading in on a westerly breeze, though with brighter interludes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Struggling through clouds of dust and smoke, they hoped to catch other members of their extended family fleeing the attack. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was on cloud nine by the time I left. The Sun (2016)Vast clouds of volcanic dust were shot into the stratosphere and swept around the globe. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sun disappears behind a cloud and suddenly it feels chilly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We work as a team and we got our minds clouded about the whole simple issue. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These unusual clouds also signal something quite menacing. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Floating clouds of colour spun and drifted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then the wind came up and blew the last clouds away. The Broken God (1993)They should offer stunning reflections of sky and clouds by day and look most magical at night. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Bright flash of electricity caused by ice in clouds knocking together. The Sun (2014)You are then left with no evidence but the cloud of suspicion remains. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There were no clouds or moisture in the air to hold in the heat. The Broken God (1993)There was constant drilling that gave off clouds of white dust and noise. The Sun (2015)Nostalgia for the original and the passing of time cloud our judgment and objectivity. The Sun (2007)The cloud cover will also be extensive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The first indication that our voyage was ending was a mass of grey cloud in the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My dessert took me to cloud nine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is sound advice because thicker clouds obscure more stars. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is like rising up through the rain and clouds into a realm of pure air and sunshine. M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)At the touch of a switch its door opened and up rose a bottle in a cloud of vapour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His face clouded over in distress. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Emotions cloud reasoning, and both parties likely come with a limited or distorted view of their marriage. Christianity Today (2000)A clear sky, but a cloud of gloom blotted out the bright sun of good cheer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But as the economic storm clouds darken it is surely only a matter of time before its quality is recognised, making it a buy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'cloud'
British English: cloud /klaʊd/ NOUN
A cloud is a mass of water vapour that is seen as a white or grey mass in the sky.
The helicopter crashed in thick cloud.
- American English: cloud
- Arabic: سَحَابَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: nuvem
- Chinese: 云
- Croatian: oblak
- Czech: oblak
- Danish: sky
- Dutch: wolk
- European Spanish: nube
- Finnish: pilvi
- French: nuage
- German: Wolke
- Greek: σύννεφο
- Italian: nuvola
- Japanese: 雲
- Korean: 구름
- Norwegian: sky
- Polish: chmura
- European Portuguese: nuvem
- Romanian: nor
- Russian: облако
- Spanish: nube
- Swedish: moln
- Thai: เมฆ
- Turkish: bulut
- Ukrainian: хмара
- Vietnamese: mây
British English: cloud VERB
If you say that something clouds your view of a situation, you mean that it makes you unable to understand the situation or judge it properly.
Perhaps anger had clouded his vision, perhaps his judgment had been faulty.
Definition of cloud from the Collins English Dictionary
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