cloud modification

cloud modification

[′klau̇d ‚mäd·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(meteorology)
Any process by which the natural course of development of a cloud is altered by artificial means.
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In 1820, shortly after the second edition of the Forster book, and the publication of Howard's Climate of London, which included his theory of cloud modification and nomenclature, Constable began a two-year detailed study of clouds.