Nimbus

Definition of Nimbus

Nim´bus
n.1.(Fine Arts) A circle, or disk, or any indication of radiant light around the heads of divinities, saints, and sovereigns, upon medals, pictures, etc.; a halo. See Aureola, and Glory, n., 5.
2.(Meteor.) A rain cloud; one of the four principal varieties of clouds. See Cloud.

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Cloudcuckooland, alto-cumulus, alto-stratus, anthelion, antisun, anvil cloud, aura, aureole, banner cloud, billowy cloud, blaze of glory, brilliance, brilliancy, cap cloud, charisma, circle, cirro-cumulus, cirro-fillum, cirro-nebula, cirro-stratus, cirro-velum, cirrus, cirrus cloud, cirrus haze, cirrus stripe, cloud, cloud band, cloud bank, cloud drift, cloud mass, cloud street, cloudland, cloudling, cloudscape, cocktail, corona, cottony cloud, countersun, cumulo-cirro-stratus, cumulo-cirrus, cumulo-nimbus, cumulo-stratus, cumulus, cumulus cloud, curl cloud, envelope, fleecy cloud, fractocumulus, glamour, glory, halo, high fog, illustriousness, lunar corona, lunar halo, luster, mackerel sky, magic, mammatocumulus, mock moon, mock sun, moon dog, mushroom cloud, mystique, nimbus cloud, numinousness, paraselene, parhelic circle, parhelion, radiance, rain cloud, rainbow, resplendence, resplendency, ring, scud, snail cloud, solar corona, solar halo, splendor, squall cloud, storm cloud, strato-cumulus, stratus, stratus cloud, sun dog, thundercloud, thunderhead, water carrier, woolpack
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