English version

scud in Nature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscudscud /skʌd/ verb (scudded, scudding) [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] literary  DNMOVE/CHANGE POSITIONif clouds scud across the sky, they move quickly→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
scudCloud shadows scudded across immeasurable stands of virgin forests.Bayard sometimes appears as a cloud, scudding across the sky on Midsummer's Day.Indeed time itself seems alternately to scud and to suspend during those ten seconds.The President looked out the window at the scudding clouds, put on the overcoat, then took it off.The day was bright and windy, a string of filmy white clouds scudding eastward.Black rain clouds were scudding in over the Thames.We scudded over the Dorus Mhor which was conveniently quiescent, its frothing tidal step lurking in the depths.