cumuliform


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Related to cumuliform: cumulus, stratiform, Cumuliform cloud
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shaped like a cumulus cloud

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TWIST AND SPOUT Tornadoes are violently rotating columns of air suspended from so-called cumuliform clouds, which are dense, tall, and characterized by rising mounds, domes, or towers of condensed water vapor.
The operation, he said, usually depends on the availability of convective or cumuliform clouds that tend to dominate over the summer.
Usually it depends on the availability of convective or cumuliform clouds," said Al Musallam.
Waterspout A waterspout is an intense columnar vortex (usually appearing as a funnel-shaped cloud) that occurs over a body of water, connected to a cumuliform cloud.
Scientists and meteorologists spread dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide), silver iodide, or some other types of salts on top of convective or cumuliform clouds.