nimbus

  1. a dark gray cloud bearing rain
  2. an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint

Nimbus

[game] Official logo for Ctrl+Alt+Del. Sourced from the webcomic`s website ...
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Nimbus

[video game] Nimbus is a physics based puzzle video game game made by Noumenon Games and is available on Steam. It was rated 8/10 by IGN. The main gimmick of Nimbus is that your craft has no direct means of power. ...
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Nimbus

[literary magazine] Nimbus, `A Magazine of Literature, the Arts, and New Ideas`, was a literary magazine co-founded in London in 1951 by Martin Green and Tristram Hull. == History == Nimbus, a British `little magazine` of the 1950s, represents part of a rich history of literary magazines that reflect not only the literary, but also the soci...
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Nimbus

[cloud computing] Nimbus is a toolkit that, once installed on a cluster, provides an infrastructure as a service cloud to its client via WSRF-based or Amazon EC2 WSDL web service APIs. Nimbus is free and open-source software, subject to the requirements of the Apache License, version 2. Nimbus supports both the hypervisors Xen and KVM and v...
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Nimbus

acronym: NASA Meteorological Satellites (1 through 7)
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Nimbus

acronym: Satellite Series to Meet the Needs of Atmospheric and Earth Scientists
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nimbus

[n] - a dark gray cloud bearing rain
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Nimbus

Nim'bus noun ; plural Latin Nimbi , English Nimbuses . [ Latin , a rain storm, a rain cloud, the cloudshaped which enveloped the gods when they appeared on earth.] 1. (Fine Arts) A circle, or disk, or any indication of radiant light around the heads of divinities, sai...
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nimbus

Origin: L, a rain storm, a rain cloud, the cloudshaped which enveloped the gods when they appeared on earth. ... 1. A circle, or disk, or any indication of radiant light around the heads of divinities, saints, and sovereigns, upon medals, pictures, etc.; a halo. See Aureola, and Glory. ... 'The nimbus is of pagan origin.' 'As an atribute of power, ...
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nimbus

nimbus cloud noun a dark grey cloud bearing rain
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Nimbus

• (n.) A circle, or disk, or any indication of radiant light around the heads of divinities, saints, and sovereigns, upon medals, pictures, etc.; a halo. See Aureola, and Glory, n., 5. • (n.) A rain cloud; one of the four principal varieties of clouds. See Cloud. • (n.) A rain cloud; one of the four principal varieties of clouds. See...
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Nimbus

The Latin word for 'rain' used to describe a cloud or group of clouds from which rain is falling, e.g., nimbostratus.
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Nimbus

Nimbus 1 A series of seven NASA weather satellites, launched between August 1964 and October 1978 into polar orbits, which photographed cloud cover and monitored air pollution. It followed the first generation of US meteorological satellites known as TIROS. Nimbus helped develop the technology ...
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nimbus

nimbus (nim'bus) , in art, the luminous disk or circle or other indication of light around the head of a sacred personage. It was used in Buddhist and other Asian art and by the early Greeks and Romans to designate gods and heroes and appeared in Christian art in the 5th cent. Although usually a...
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nimbus

nimbus, in meteorology, low, dark, formless cloud covering the entire sky, from which rain or snow is steadily falling. The term is usually applied to any cloud from which rain descends. Modifications are cumulonimbus, fractonimbus (ragged, broken nimbus), and nimbostratus.
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Nimbus

A nimbus is a bright cloud or halo added to pictures of saints etc. implying deity.
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Nimbus

Nimbus was an American weather satellite first launched in 1964. In 1966 an improved version, the Nimbus 2 was launched. Nimbus consisted of two drum-shaped separated by three Vee-struts. The satellite carried television cameras to record cloud cover etc and other scientific equipment including infra-red scanners to monitor weather conditions aroun...
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Nimbus

[cipher] In cryptography, Nimbus is a block cipher invented by Alexis Machado in 2000. It was submitted to the NESSIE project, but was not selected. The algorithm uses a 128-bit key. It operates on blocks of 64 bits and consists of 5 rounds of encryption. The round function is exceedingly simple. In each round the block is XORed with a subk...
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Nimbus

[motorcycle] The Nimbus was a Danish motorcycle produced from 1919 to 1960 by Fisker and Nielsen of Copenhagen, Denmark, also manufacturers of `Nilfisk` brand vacuum cleaners (now Nilfisk-Advance). Two basic models were produced, both with a 750 cc four-cylinder engine. ==History== In partnership with H.M. Nielsen, Peder Andersen Fisker pro...
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Nimbus

[font] This category is for nuclear test series designations relating to U.S. nuclear weapons testing, and other articles related to specifically U.S. nuclear testing. ...
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