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cloud banner

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noun Meteorology.
  1. banner cloud.
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Origin of cloud banner

First recorded in 1905–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for cloud banner

Historical Examples

  • Watch the cloud-banner from the funnel of a running locomotive; you see it growing gradually less dense.

    The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book


  • Similar is the internal composition of a cloud-banner, though the movement of its parts is more easily perceived.

    The Alps

    Martin Conway