Definition of Nimbostratus

1. Noun. (meteorology) A low-level, principal cloud type, generally formless and dark grey in colour, occurring in layers at low altitude (usually below 2400 metres) and usually bringing precipitation; abbreviated '''''N'''s''. ¹



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Definition of Nimbostratus

1. [n -TI]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nimbostratus

nimbiest
nimbiferous
nimbility
nimble
nimble-fingered
nimble Will
nimbleness
nimblenesses
nimbler
nimbless
nimblest
nimblewill
nimbly
nimbose
nimbostrati
nimbostratus (current term)
nimbs
nimbus
nimbus cloud
nimbused
nimbuses
nimbuslike
nimbyer
nimbyest
nimbyism
nimbyisms
nimbyness
nimbynesses
nimbys
nime

Literary usage of Nimbostratus

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1. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"Cloudy, nimbostratus. Wind very high from NE March 6.—Th. min. 40°, max. 5I°7 ; bar. 29*40. Fine, but some clouds. Wind NE, very high and cold. March 7. ..."

2. The Duality of His Life: Human Nature Versus Nurture: An Illustration of the ...by James Spade by James Spade (2006)
"Then it starts to rain and the cumulus clouds quickly transform into a raging nimbostratus thunderhead when the couple finally return to the parking area. ..."

3. De Zee (1885)
"... nimbostratus. Deze wolken zijn zelden lang van duur, daar zij gedeeltelijk in neerslag overgaan, gedeeltelijk door verdamping verdwijnen of door den ..."

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