Definition of cu-nim in English:

cu-nim

noun

  • short for cumulonimbus
    • ‘Unfortunately there was the active edge of a cu-nim over it at the time.’
    • ‘In the early afternoon the cu-nims developed, but there was no rain here, just off to our east and north.’
    • ‘It can lead to overall stability of the air mass or the development of cu-nims that dump lots of cool air down on unsuspecting pilots.’
    • ‘The weather looked fine on take-off, yet twenty minutes later a huge cu-nim had settled over the field and was showing no signs of moving on.’
    • ‘The Alps were closed with cumulus and cu-nims but in Aosta a small part of the sky was free.’

Pronunciation

cu-nim

/kjuːˈnɪm/