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(klowd),
Adjective applied to patients, adults or babies, who spread methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus into their surroundings in excessive nasal secretions resulting from viral upper respiratory infection.
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Even the tops of typical cumulonimbus clouds, in contrast, rarely rise out of the troposphere.
For example, the larger size of many newer homes, especially those with few large trees around them, makes them easy targets for a fiery bolt from a cumulonimbus cloud.
JUST BEYOND THE eastern range, cumulonimbus build up.
William Rankin was passing over a monstrous cumulonimbus cloud when, at nine miles up, the engine of his F-8 fighter jet quit with a grating, rasping jolt.
For example, the sky is filled with cumulonimbus clouds towering to an anvil head near the top of the painting.
Blackburn against Leicester is a whacking great mass of cumulonimbus with few obvious redeeming features, and you could easily be forgiven for finding something better to do than endure 90 minutes of huff and puff from Ewood P ark this afternoon.
Thus, altocumulus is a puffy cloud at high altitude and cumulonimbus is a cumulus cloud that rains.
They depict 15 different types of clouds, from the frightening cumulonimbus with a tornado whirling beneath to the choppy cirrus clouds that often precede a storm.
Reassuringly, he didn't appear to be taking our ride in the little Piper too seriously--that is, until I saw his reaction to the approaching cumulonimbus clouds.
As we got closer to the towering cumulonimbus with its distinct anvil resulting from the solar winds (because I'm sure the tops of these clouds were not in our atmosphere), I began to get a little nervous.
Cumulonimbus clouds, precursors to thunderstorms, were building to the south.