Definition of Nimbuses

1. Noun. (plural of nimbus) ¹



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Definition of Nimbuses

1. nimbus [n] - See also: nimbus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nimbuses

nimble Will
nimbleness
nimblenesses
nimbler
nimbless
nimblest
nimblewill
nimbly
nimbose
nimbostrati
nimbostratus
nimbs
nimbus
nimbus cloud
nimbused
nimbuses (current term)
nimbuslike
nimbyer
nimbyest
nimbyism
nimbyisms
nimbyness
nimbynesses
nimbys
nime
nimesulide
nimetazepam
nimieties
nimiety
nimini-pimini

Literary usage of Nimbuses

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1. A History of Painting in Italy, Umbria, Florence and Siena, from the Second by Joseph Archer Crowe, Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle (1908)
"The nimbuses are stamped in relief upon the intonaco and were originally ... be the production of assistants ; some of the nimbuses are repainted yellow. ..."

2. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1901)
"... and brown umber (chiefly in outlines of features and nimbuses); and a vivid emerald green in some of the nimbuses, etc. White is freely used to heighten ..."

3. Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and Antiquities of by Sussex Archaeological Society (1901)
"Besides these a brilliant emerald green (probably a metallic colour) is used for some of the nimbuses with fine effect and for touches to the dresses ..."

4. A critical and exegetical commentary on the gospel according to St. Mark by Charles Augustus Briggs, Ezra P. Gould (1920)
"crowns of light or nimbuses from the time of Alexander the Great, and that the nimbuses in works of ancient Christian art were derived from this source. ..."

5. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Revelation of St. John by Robert Henry Charles (1920)
"crowns of light or nimbuses from the time of Alexander the Great, and that the nimbuses in works of ancient Christian art were derived from this source. ..."

6. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1911)
"Bank Station, see Appx., pp.47, 51. Mantion Soute Station, Appx., . 47. Liverpool Street Station of the Metropolitan Railway, Appx., p. 40. — nimbuses, Nos. ..."

7. Medieval Art: From the Peace of the Church to the Eve of the Renaissance by William Richard Lethaby (1904)
"... on the right St John, and, beyond, two other figures with square nimbuses, a king and ecclesiastic, each carrying a similar model ot the church. ..."

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