Meteorology. a long, broad, nearly unbroken formation of clouds with a width usually greater than one degree of latitude and a length at least four times greater than its width: In this satellite photo, a large cloud band associated with a cold front can be seen off the east coast of the United States.: Compare atmospheric river.
Fine Arts. a ribbonlike stylization of a cloud found especially in Chinese art and incorporated into the designs of Persian and Far Eastern rugs and carpets: The traditional Chinese cloud band is most conspicuous in the border of this rug.
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How to use cloud band in a sentence
The hooked cross we find with rounded arms, generally in connection with a cloud band.Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern | Rosa Belle Holt