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cu•mu•lus



Pronunciation: (kyOO'myu-lus), [key]
n.,
pl. -lus.

1. a heap; pile.
2. a cloud of a class characterized by dense individual elements in the form of puffs, mounds, or towers, with flat bases and tops that often resemble cauliflower: as such clouds develop vertically, they form cumulonimbus.

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