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sky cover

[′skī ‚kəv·ər]
(meteorology)
In surface weather observations, the amount of sky covered but not necessarily concealed by clouds or by obscuring phenomena aloft, the amount of sky concealed by obscuring phenomena that reach the ground, or the amount of sky covered or concealed by a combination of the two phenomena.
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There will be sky cover, air cover, during the summit.
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