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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clouding
 光澤面的暗晦,溼潤,不清爽

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cloud v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clouded; p. pr. & vb. n. Clouding.]
 1. To overspread or hide with a cloud or clouds; as, the sky is clouded.
 2. To darken or obscure, as if by hiding or enveloping with a cloud; hence, to render gloomy or sullen.
 One day too late, I fear me, noble lord,
 Hath clouded all thy happy days on earth.   --Shak.
    Be not disheartened, then, nor cloud those looks.   --Milton.
    Nothing clouds men's minds and impairs their honesty like prejudice.   --M. Arnold.
 3. To blacken; to sully; to stain; to tarnish; to damage; -- esp. used of reputation or character.
 I would not be a stander-by to hear
 My sovereign mistress clouded so, without
 My present vengeance taken.   --Shak.
 4. To mark with, or darken in, veins or sports; to variegate with colors; as, to cloud yarn.
    And the nice conduct of a clouded cane.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cloud·ing, n.
 1. A mottled appearance given to ribbons and silks in the process of dyeing.
 2. A diversity of colors in yarn, recurring at regular intervals.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 clouding
      n : the process whereby water particles become visible in the
          sky [syn: clouding up]