cloud
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 3).
cloud(
klaud
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weather)
a. la nube
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That looks like a rain cloud to me.Eso me parece una nube de lluvia.
2. (opaque mass)
a. la nube
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A cloud of smoke came out when they opened the car door.Una nube de humo salió cuando abrieron la puerta del coche.
3. (computing)
a. la nube
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My photos upload directly to the cloud so they're always backed up.Mis fotos suben directamente a la nube y así siempre tengo una copia de seguridad.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (computing)
a. en la nube
My cell phone plan gives me free cloud storage.Mi plan de celular incluye almacenamiento en la nube gratuito.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (weather)
a. nublar
The threatening storm clouded the sky.El cielo estaba nublado por la tormenta que amenazaba.
6. (to blur)
a. nublar
The tests revealed that cataracts were clouding my grandad's vision.Las pruebas indicaron que la vista de mi abuelo estaba nublada por cataratas.
7. (to obscure)
a. nublar
The stress is clouding my mind; I can't think clearly.El estrés me nubla la mente; no puedo pensar con claridad.
b. enturbiar
All of the rumors clouded their knowledge of the situation.Todos los rumores enturbiaron su conocimiento de la situación.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8. (weather)
a. nublarse
I think it's going to cloud over this afternoon so we may leave the beach for tomorrow.Creo que el cielo se va a nublar esta tarde así que tal vez dejamos la playa para mañana.
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cloud
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la nube
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to be under a cloudhaber caído en desgracia
to have one's head in the cloudsestar en Babia
2. (colloquial)
a.
she is on cloud nineestá más contenta que un chico con zapatos nuevos or
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (mirror)
a. empañar
4. (obscure)
a.
the news clouded their happinesslas noticias enturbiaron su alegría
to cloud the issueembrollar las cosas
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cloud [klaʊd]
noun
nube (f); also
a cloud of dust/smoke/gas/insects una nube de polvo/humo/gases/insectos
to be under a cloud (under suspicion) estar bajo sospecha; (resented) estar desacreditado
to have one's head in the clouds estar en las nubes
he has his head in the clouds
to be on cloud nine estar en el séptimo cielo
every cloud has a silver lining no hay mal que por bien no venga
transitive verb
1 (make cloudy) [+vision] nublar; [+liquid] enturbiar; [+mirror] empañar
2 (confuse) aturdir
to cloud the issue complicar el asunto
intransitive verb
(also cloud over) nublarse; also
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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