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A cloud forming a towering mass with a flat base at fairly low altitude and often a flat top, as in thunderstorms.
- ‘A cumulonimbus has drifted over the spires of downtown, where it hangs like a vast gray anvil.’
- ‘The rising air is associated with a region of low air pressure, towering cumulonimbus clouds and rain.’
- ‘First, thunderstorms are birthed by cumulonimbus clouds.’
- ‘The rising air cools and produces towering cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds.’
- ‘As air rises in a large cumulonimbus or thunderhead cloud condensation occurs and all three forms of water are present.’
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