Synonyms of 'Types of cloud'
altocumulusa globular cloud at an intermediate height of about 2400 to 6000 metres (8000 to 20 000 feet) altostratusa layer cloud at an intermediate height of about 2400 to 6000 metres (8000 to 20 000 feet) cirrocumulusa high cloud of ice crystals grouped into small separate globular masses, usually occurring above 6000 metres (20 000 feet) cirrostratusa uniform layer of cloud above about 6000 metres (20 000 feet) cirrusa thin wispy fibrous cloud at high altitudes, composed of ice particles cumulonimbusa cumulus cloud of great vertical extent, the top often forming an anvil shape and the bottom being dark coloured, indicating rain or hail: associated with thunderstorms cumulusa bulbous or billowing white or dark grey cloud associated with rising air currents false cirrusa type of thick cirrus cloud spreading from the top of a cumulonimbus cloud fractocumuluslow ragged slightly bulbous cloud, often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain fractostratuslow ragged layered cloud often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain nimbostratusa dark-coloured rain-bearing stratus cloud nimbusa dark grey rain-bearing cloud stratocumulusa uniform stretch of cloud containing dark grey globular masses stratusa grey layer cloud ▷ See cloud
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Word List of Types of cloud from the Collins English Word Lists