cloud over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cloud over become overcast "the sky clouded over"
    • v cloud over become covered with clouds "The sky clouded over"
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Quotations

  • Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington
    “Gray skies are just clouds passing over.”

Usage

In literature:

Anger clouded over her vision so that she could not see the painting.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Above the low hangars he saw smoke clouds over the bay.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
Lola of the Golden Cloud was known all over Lost Valley.
"Tharon of Lost Valley" by Vingie E. Roe
They were not clouded over with anger or terror, but clear with full understanding that he was going to kill her.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
The other half lay over the rolling ridges and obscured by the haze and yellow clouds of dust rising here and there.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
Above, against the sky, black and awful with clouds floating over its summit, was the great Martinswand.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880" by Various
Over to the westward the sun was hidden, and the horizon became threatening with a leaden bank of cloud.
"Murder Point" by Coningsby Dawson
His face clouded over.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Julia Cloud stood over her in consternation, and tried to soothe her; but nothing did any good.
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
The morning has clouded over.
"Mabel's Mistake" by Ann S. Stephens
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In poetry:

Far away is the sea,
With its sound and its spirit tone;
Over it white clouds flee;
But I am alone, alone.
"Oh That A Wind" by George MacDonald
Day and night pass over, rounding,
Star and cloud and sun,
Things of drift and shadow, empty
Of my dearest one.
"White Pansies" by Archibald Lampman
In the hush of early even
The clouds came flocking over,
Till the last wind fell from heaven
And no bird cried.
"The Fugitive" by John Freeman
Drips, and our souls afire
Strike through the clouds. And over
Lanes lush with corn and clover
We stray, she and her lover.
"Evensong" by E J Rupert Atkinson
A cloud fell down from the heavens,
And broke on the mountain's brow;
It scattered the dusky fragments
All over the vale below.
"A Starry Night" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
But in the darkness and the cloud,
As over Sinaï's peaks of old,
While Israel made their gods of gold,
Altho' the trumpet blew so loud.
"In Memoriam A. H. H.: 96" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a funnel cloud formed over Sebago Lake last weekend.
Funnel cloud caught on tape over Venice, Italy.
Based on an acclaimed novel, Cloud Atlas takes place over 500 years.
Shady traders put cloud over dairy exporters.
Cloud Atlas is an ambitious, intriguing film but its sprawling narrative feels at once too busy for three hours and overly long.
"Today's decision on the Greek program will remove the clouds that are hanging over Greece ," Olli Rehn, the European commission for monetary affairs, said.
New Clouds Hang Over The City As Pot Becomes Legal.
Cloud State picked up the team victory on the tournament after finishing with a 14-over-par score of 590.
A Hole in the Clouds Over the South Pacific.
Storm clouds gather over the city on Thursday at the Columbia Post Office.
Dark clouds move over the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County, Calif, Thursday, Nov 29, 2012.
Huge Dust Cloud Over Iran .
Ominous dark clouds loom over Hilton Head, S.C. SLIDESHOW DESCRIPTION HIDE.
Jive Software's initial public offering this week sparked a debate over the meaning and merits of "cloud software.".
Rosneft deal casts a cloud over Russia's economy.
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In science:

Over the past decade the development of sensitive continuum and heterodyne detectors at millimeter and sub-millimeter wavelengths has led to clear and important advances in our knowledge of the physics and chemistry of these Cold Dark Clouds.
Cold Dark Clouds: The Initial Conditions for Star Formation
A number of technical developments over the last decade have rapidly increased our ability to study dark clouds.
Cold Dark Clouds: The Initial Conditions for Star Formation
Our analysis extends the constraining power of such measurements to realistic clouds, beyond the overly restrictive assumption of straight-parallel field lines in cloud envelopes, adopted by CHT.
Testing Molecular-Cloud Fragmentation Theories: Self-Consistent Analysis of OH Zeeman Observations
Summing over all DOMs this implies a rate of about 106 Hz and hence an evidence of 34σ . A SN in the Large Magellanic Cloud would still produce a 5σ significant detection.
Rapporteur Summary of Sessions HE 2.2-2.4 and OG 2.5-2.7
Finally, with the CO-rich regions restricted deeper and deeper into H2 clouds as metalicities decrease (Figures 2, 3) a rising “overpressure” on these reg ions is expected by the overlying CO-deficient H2 gas.
Molecular gas, CO, and star formation in galaxies: emergent empirical relations, feedback, and the evolution of very gas-rich systems
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