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cloud layer

a continuous or fragmented distribution of clouds all sharing the same cloud base.
Also called cloud deck. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It came straight up out of the cloud layer and went lazily over on its back and dived down into the cloud layer again.

    Space Platform Murray Leinster
  • In the case of the sun this cloud layer is always present and is that part which we have learned to call the photosphere.

    A Text-Book of Astronomy George C. Comstock
  • Then at 12,000 feet a cloud layer was reached, and shortly after the voyagers broke through into the clear below.

  • The sky, or rather the cloud layer, dominated the atmosphere with its weird pinkness.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • He understood, remembering the black band and the flash they had seen across the cloud layer from afar.

    Creatures of Vibration Harl Vincent
  • It raced madly over the irregular upper surface of the cloud layer.

    Space Platform Murray Leinster
  • The ship swung down into the cloud layer; floating wisps of gray vapor streamed past the orbiting Cavour.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • The cloud layer that enveloped Earth's sister planet swirled and twisted.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • Then I realized, from the feel of the air as much as from anything, that we were sinking through a cloud layer.

    Armageddon--2419 A.D. Philip Francis Nowlan

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