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cloud /klaud/
  • danh từ
    • mây, đám mây
    • đám (khói, bụi)
      • a cloud of dust: đám bụi
    • đàn, đoàn, bầy (ruồi, muỗi đang bay, ngựa đang phi...)
      • a cloud of horsemen: đoàn kỵ sĩ (đang phi ngựa)
      • a cloud of flies: đàn ruồi (đang bay)
    • (nghĩa bóng) bóng mây, bóng đen; sự buồn rầu; điều bất hạnh
      • cloud of war: bóng đen chiến tranh
      • a cloud of grief: bóng mây buồn; vẻ buồn phiền
    • vết vẩn đục (trong hòn ngọc...)
    • (số nhiều) trời, bầu trời
      • to sail up into the clouds: bay lên trời
    • to be under a cloud
      • lâm vào hoàn cảnh đáng buồn, bị thất thế
    • (từ lóng) bị tu tội
    • cloud on one's brow
      • vẻ buồn hiện lên nét mặt
    • to drop from the clouds
      • rơi từ trên máy bay xuống
    • every cloud has a silver lining
      • (xem) silver
    • to have one's head in the clouds; to be in the clouds
      • lúc nào cũng mơ tưởng viển vông; sống ở trên mây
  • ngoại động từ
    • mây che, che phủ; làm tối sầm
      • the sun was clouded: mặt trời bị mây che
    • (nghĩa bóng) làm phiền muộn, làm buồn
      • a clouded countenance: vẻ mặt phiền muộn
    • làm vẩn đục ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
      • to cloud someone's happiness: làm vẩn đục hạnh phúc của ai
  • nội động từ (up, over)
    • bị mây che, sầm lại ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
      • sky clouds over: bầu trời bị mây che phủ
      • brow clouds over: vầng trán sầm lại, mặt sầm lại
Concise Dictionary
clouds|clouded|cloudingklaʊd
noun
+any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
+a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
+out of touch with reality
+a cause of worry or gloom or trouble
+suspicion affecting your reputation
+a group of many insects
verb
+make overcast or cloudy
+make less visible or unclear
+billow up in the form of a cloud
+make gloomy or depressed
+place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
+colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
+make milky or dull

Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [C, U] a grey or white mass made of very small drops of water, that floats in the sky: The sun went behind a cloud. + It was scorching and there wasn't a cloud in the sky. + The plane was flying in cloud most of the way.
See also - STORM CLOUD, THUNDERCLOUD
2 [C] a large mass of sth in the air, for example dust or smoke, or a number of insects flying all together
3 [C] something that makes you feel sad or anxious: Her father's illness cast a cloud over her wedding day. + The only dark cloud on the horizon was that they might have to move house. + He still has a cloud of suspicion hanging over him.
Idioms: every cloud has a silver lining (saying) every sad or difficult situation has a positive or hopeful side
on cloud nine (old-fashioned, informal) extremely happy
under a cloud if sb is under a cloud, other people think that they have done sth wrong and are suspicious of them: She resigned under a cloud.
more at HEAD n.
+ verb
1 [VN] if sth clouds your judgement, memory, etc., it makes it difficult for you to understand or remember sth clearly: Doubts were beginning to cloud my mind. + His judgement was clouded by jealousy.
2 ~ (over) (written) (of sb's face) to show sadness, fear, anger, etc.; to make sb look sad, afraid, angry, etc: [V] Her face clouded over with anger. + [VN] Suspicion clouded his face.
3 [VN] ~ the issue to make sth you are discussing or considering less clear, especially by introducing subjects that are not connected with it
4 [V] ~ (over) (of the sky) to fill with clouds: It was beginning to cloud over.
5 [VN] to make sth less pleasant or enjoyable: His last years were clouded by financial worries.
6 if glass, water, etc. clouds, or if sth clouds it, it becomes less transparent: [V] Her eyes clouded with tears. + [VN] Steam had clouded the mirror.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 mass of very small drops of water in the sky

ADJ.

dense, heavy, thick | light | fluffy | cirrus, cumulus | high, low | broken, scattered
skies of broken cloud
| fast-moving, scudding | black, dark, grey, white | rain, storm, threatening, thunder
Rain clouds were looming on the horizon.

QUANT.

band, bank, layer, mass, wisp
a layer of high cloud

VERB + CLOUD

seed
(= to place a substance in a cloud to make it produce rain)

CLOUD + VERB

form, gather, mass
Dark clouds were gathering in the west.
| cover sth, envelop sth, obscure sth | break, clear, disperse, lift, part
The clouds broke a little, and the sun came out.
| drift, float, hang, hover, loom, move, pass, race, roll, scud, swirl
Thick cloud hung over the moor. A cloud passed over the sun. White clouds scudded across the sky.

CLOUD + NOUN

bank, cover, formation
The cloud cover is quite dense today.

PREP.

above/below the ~s
flying above the clouds
| through the ~s
She could see the sun through the clouds.

PHRASES

a break in the cloud(s), a layer of cloud

2 mass of smoke, dust, etc.

ADJ.

great, huge
a great cloud of grey smoke
| dense, thick | billowing, swirling | mushroom
the mushroom cloud from a nuclear bomb
| dust, radioactive, smoke

PREP.

~ of
a thick cloud of steam



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