cloud cover

cloud cov·er
C c


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kloud kuhv-er]
    • /klaʊd ˈkʌv ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kloud kuhv-er]
    • /klaʊd ˈkʌv ər/

Definitions of cloud cover words

  • noun cloud cover the state of the sky when it is covered with cloud 3
  • noun cloud cover a covering of clouds over all or part of the sky. 1
  • noun cloud cover the fraction of sky covered by clouds. 1
  • noun cloud cover overcast sky 1
  • noun cloud cover (meteorology) The percentage or fraction of the sky obscured by clouds. 0

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Origin of cloud cover

First appearance:

before 1940
One of the 7% newest English words
First recorded in 1940-45

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Parts of speech for Cloud cover


cloud cover popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 71% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

cloud cover usage trend in Literature

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