cap cloud[′kap ‚klau̇d]
An approximately stationary cloud, or standing cloud, on or hovering above an isolated mountain peak; formed by the cooling and condensation of humid air forced up over the peak. Also known as cloud cap.
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A standing, or stationary, caplike cloud crowning a mountain top.
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