cumulus congestus cloud

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cumulus congestus cloud

[′kyü·myə·ləs kən′jes·təs ‚klau̇d]
(meteorology)
A strongly sprouting cumulus species with generally sharp outline and sometimes a great vertical development, and with cauliflower or tower aspect.
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