Cirro-stratus
Cirro-stratus \Cir`ro-stra"tus\, n. [Cirrus + stratus.] (Meteor.) See under {Cloud}. [1913 Webster]

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  • cirro-stratus — /sirˈō sträˈtəs/ noun (pl cirrˈo straˈtī) A high thin sheet of haze like cloud • • • Main Entry: ↑cirrus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cirro-stratus — Cloud Cloud (kloud), n. [Prob. fr. AS. cl[=u]d a rock or hillock, the application arising from the frequent resemblance of clouds to rocks or hillocks in the sky or air.] 1. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cirro-stratus — cirrostratus ou cirro stratus n. m. METEO Nuage de haute altitude constituant un voile transparent et blanchâtre formant un halo autour du Soleil ou de la Lune …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cirro stratus — cirrostratus, cloud formation containing ice crystals which appears high in the atmosphere …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cumu-cirro-stratus — Cu mu cir ro stra tus (k? m? s?r r? str? t?s), n. (Meteor.) Nimbus, or rain cloud. See {Nimbus}, and {Cloud}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — Synonyms and related words: Cloudcuckooland, alto cumulus, alto stratus, anvil cloud, banner cloud, billowy cloud, cap cloud, cirro cumulus, cirro fillum, cirro nebula, cirro stratus, cirro velum, cirrus, cirrus cloud, cirrus haze, cirrus stripe …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Cirro-cumulus — Cloud Cloud (kloud), n. [Prob. fr. AS. cl[=u]d a rock or hillock, the application arising from the frequent resemblance of clouds to rocks or hillocks in the sky or air.] 1. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stratus — Cloud Cloud (kloud), n. [Prob. fr. AS. cl[=u]d a rock or hillock, the application arising from the frequent resemblance of clouds to rocks or hillocks in the sky or air.] 1. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cumulo-stratus — Cloud Cloud (kloud), n. [Prob. fr. AS. cl[=u]d a rock or hillock, the application arising from the frequent resemblance of clouds to rocks or hillocks in the sky or air.] 1. A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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