Stratus
Stratus Stra"tus, n. [L. stratus a spreading out, scattering, from sternere, stratum, to spread.] (Meteor.) A form of clouds in which they are arranged in a horizontal band or layer. See {Cloud}. [1913 Webster]

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  • stratus — [ stratys ] n. m. • 1830; mot lat. « étendu » → strate ♦ Didact. Nuage de grande étendue qui présente l aspect d un voile gris continu. ⇒ altostratus, cirrostratus, stratocumulus. Des stratus. ● stratus nom masculin (latin stratus, étendu) Couche …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stratus — STRÁTUS s.m. Nori de forma unui strat orizontal, uniform şi continuu, de culoare cenuşie, asemănători cu ceaţa, situaţi la înălţimi joase şi care produc burniţă şi zăpadă grăunţoasă. – Din fr., lat. stratus. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Stratus — may refer to:*Stratus cloud, a cloud type **Nimbostratus cloud, a cloud type **Stratocumulus cloud, a cloud type **Altostratus cloud, a cloud type **Altostratus undulatus cloud, a cloud type **Cirrostratus cloud, a cloud type *Stratus, a Serbian… …   Wikipedia

  • stratus — (n.) a low layer of cloud, 1803, from L. stratus a spreading, from stratus, pp. of sternere (see STRATUM (Cf. stratum)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • stratus — strȃtus m DEFINICIJA meteor. sivi jednolični oblačni sloj, općenito jednolike podnice na visini između 200 i 700 m, može dati rosulju, slab ili zrnati snijeg ETIMOLOGIJA lat. stratus: prostrt ← sternere: prostirati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Stratus — (lat.), die Schichtwolke, s. Wolken …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Stratus — (lat.), Schichtwolke, Wolkenform mit oben und unten horizontalen Grenzflächen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • strȃtus — m meteor. sivi jednolični oblačni sloj, općenito jednolike podnice na visini između 200 i 700 m, može dati rosulju, slab ili zrnati snijeg ✧ {{001f}}lat …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • stratus — ► NOUN ▪ cloud forming a continuous horizontal grey sheet, often with rain or snow. ORIGIN Latin, strewn …   English terms dictionary

  • stratus — [strāt′əs] n. pl. strati [strat′ī] [L, a strewing: see STRATUM] the type of gray cloud found at low altitudes and consisting of a uniform layer of water droplets and sometimes ice crystals: see CLOUD …   English World dictionary

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