cirrostratus

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English[edit]

Cirrostratus undulatus
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cirrus and stratus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɪɹəˈstɹeɪtəs/
  • Rhymes: -eɪtəs
  • Hyphenation: ci‧rro‧stra‧tus

Noun[edit]

cirrostratus (plural cirrostrati)

  1. (meteorology) A principal high-level cloud type appearing as a whitish veil, usually fibrous but sometimes smooth, which may totally cover the sky and which often produces halo phenomena. Abbreviated Cs.

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