Definition of Cloudiness

1. Noun. The state of the sky when it is covered by clouds.

Exact synonyms: Cloud Cover, Overcast
Generic synonyms: Bad Weather, Inclemency, Inclementness
Derivative terms: Cloudy, Overcast, Overcast

2. Noun. Gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover.
Exact synonyms: Overcast
Generic synonyms: Semidarkness
Derivative terms: Overcast, Overcast

3. Noun. The quality of being cloudy.
Exact synonyms: Muddiness, Murkiness
Generic synonyms: Opacity, Opaqueness
Specialized synonyms: Turbidity, Turbidness, Haziness, Mistiness, Steaminess, Vaporousness, Vapourousness
Derivative terms: Cloudy, Cloudy, Muddy, Muddy, Murky

Definition of Cloudiness

1. n. The state of being cloudy.

Definition of Cloudiness

1. Noun. The state of being cloudy (e.g. weather). ¹

2. Noun. The property of being murky (e.g. liquid, style). ¹

3. Noun. The property of being obscure (e.g. information). ¹

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Definition of Cloudiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cloudiness

clouded leopard
clouded leopards
clouded over
clouded yellow
clouded yellows
cloudiness (current term)
clouding of consciousness
clouding over
clouding up
cloudless sulfur
cloudless sulphur

Literary usage of Cloudiness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Weather and Climate of Chicago by Henry Joseph Cox, John Howard Armington (1914)
"cloudiness AND SUNSHINE AVERAGE cloudiness, MONTHLY AND ANNUAL Table CXV shows the average cloudiness by months and years from 1890 to 1913, inclusive. ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1902)
"AMOUNT OF cloudiness. The cloudiness at several stations is given in Table ... There was no cloudiness observed at many of the stations, so that it was not ..."

3. Elementary Meteorology for High Schools and Colleges by Frank Waldo (1896)
"The degree of cloudiness is estimated on a scale of from 0 when there are no clouds visible, to 10 for the whole sky overcast with clouds. ..."

4. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"An account of the number of days with total clouding and with a clear sky, and further with days of cloudiness above and below 5, completes the picture of a ..."

5. Meteorology, Weather, and Methods of Forecasting, Description of by Thomas Russell (1895)
"The least cloudiness is at midday. There is a slight increase in the afternoon ... The daily variation of cloudiness, however, differs in different parts of ..."

6. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1919)
"cloudiness, precipitation, ete. On the weather maps the open circle on the shaft of an arrow ... indicates general cloudiness. Where R appears on the arrow, ..."

7. Garrett County by Maryland Geological Survey, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1902)
"cloudiness. The following figures indicate approximately the amount of cloudiness which prevails over Garrett county expressed in terms of the average ..."

8. Symons's Meteorological Magazine (1898)
"121), touching upon the increased cloudiness of Malta registered during the last five ... Most of our cloudiness occurs in the autumn and winter months. ..."

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