Cumulus

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Cumulus Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  • a globular cloud

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a globular cloud ,
  • a collection of objects laid on top of each other

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Cumulus Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Cumulus clouds are white clouds that are dense and large. They are known to look like cauliflower. Mostly, you can see easily that cumulus clouds have flat bottoms but the tops are always changing shape.

Seeing a cumulus cloud means that the air is well mixed by up and down vertical drafts. When a cumulus cloud grows into a thunderstorm, the cloud is called a cumulonimbus cloud. This is a sign that the air is rising to the stratosphere.



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  • Cumulus Reports Operating Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014
    ATLANTA -- Cumulus Media Inc. (the "Company," "we," "us," or "our") today announced operating results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2014. Read more on this news related to 'Cumulus'
  • Cumulus posts 4Q profit
    On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had net income of 2 cents. The radio station owner posted revenue of $329.2 million in the period. For the year, the company reported net income ... Read more on this news related to 'Cumulus'
  • Cumulus Media Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Operating Results
    ATLANTA -- Cumulus Media Inc. will host a conference call on Monday, March 2nd at 4:30 PM EST to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2014 operating results. The call will be open to the general public ... Read more on this news related to 'Cumulus'

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