Clouds in Sunny Sky during sunset. Clouds are given different names based on their shape and their height in the sky. Some clouds are near the ground. Others are almost as high as jet planes fly. In meteorology, a cloud is an aerosol comprising a visible mass of liquid droplets or frozen crystals made of water or various chemicals. The droplets or particles. Detached clouds in the form of white, delicate filaments, mostly white patches or narrow bands….