cloud anvil

cloud anvil
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  • anvil — /an vil/, n. 1. a heavy iron block with a smooth face, frequently of steel, on which metals, usually heated until soft, are hammered into desired shapes. 2. anything having a similar form or use. 3. the fixed jaw in certain measuring instruments …   Universalium

  • Anvil (disambiguation) — An anvil is a tool used by metalworkers such as blacksmiths.Anvil may also be: *Anvil cloud or anvil dome, a cumulonimbus cloud or other type of cloud shaped like the tool *Incus, a bone in the middle ear shaped like the tool *Anvil Studio, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Cloud — For other uses, see Cloud (disambiguation). Cumulus cloudscape over Swifts Creek, Australia A cloud …   Wikipedia

  • cloud — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. haze (see cloudiness, obscurity); flight (see assemblage). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Fog at a distance from the earth] Syn. haze, mist, rack, fogginess, haziness, film, puff, billow, frost, nebula,… …   English dictionary for students

  • anvil — The flat, spreading top of a Cb (cumulonimbus), often shaped like an anvil. Thunderstorm anvils may spread hundreds of miles (or kilometers) downwind from the thunderstorm. Sometimes, they may spread upwind, and are called back sheared anvils.… …   Aviation dictionary

  • anvil cloud — noun A tall, distinctively anvil shaped thundercloud. Syn: cumulonimbus …   Wiktionary

  • anvil cloud — noun : the anvil shaped top of a cumulonimbus …   Useful english dictionary

  • anvil — noun 1》 a heavy iron block on which metal can be hammered and shaped. 2》 the horizontally extended upper part of a cumulonimbus cloud. 3》 Anatomy another term for incus. Origin OE anfilte, from the Gmc base of on + a verbal stem meaning beat …   English new terms dictionary

  • List of cloud types — Clouds are formed in Earth s atmosphere when water evaporates into vapor from oceans, lakes, and ponds or by evapotranspiration over moist areas of Earth s land surface. The vapor rises up into colder areas of the atmosphere due to convective,… …   Wikipedia

  • Mammatus cloud — Mammatus clouds in San Antonio, Texas, 2009 Appearance The cloud appears to have smooth, round puffs hanging from its underside …   Wikipedia

  • Cirrus cloud — A sky filled with many types of cirrus clouds Cirrus clouds (cloud classification symbol: Ci) are atmospheric clouds generally characterized by thin, wispy strands, giving them their name from the Latin word cirrus meaning a ringlet or curling… …   Wikipedia


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