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overcast

adjective  /ˈoʊ·vərˌkæst, ˌoʊ·vərˈkæst/ us  
cloudy and therefore not bright and sunny: an overcast sky/day
Translations of “overcast”
in Korean 구름이 뒤덮인…
in Arabic مُعتِم…
in French couvert…
in Turkish bulutlu, kapalı…
in Italian nuvoloso, coperto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陰天的,多雲的, 布滿陰雲的…
in Russian облачный, пасмурный…
in Polish zachmurzony, pochmurny…
in Spanish nublado, cubierto…
in Portuguese encoberto…
in German bedeckt…
in Catalan tapat, ennuvolat…
in Japanese (天気が)どんよりとした…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阴天的,多云的, 布满阴云的…
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