altostratus
noun (plural altostrati) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin altus + New Latin -o- + stratus Date: 1894 a fairly uniform mid-altitude layer of gray cloud darker than cirrostratus — see cloud illustration

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  • Altostratus — Abréviation METAR As Symbole Classification Famille B (Étage moyen) Altitude 2 000 5 000 m …   Wikipédia en Français

  • altostratus — ALTOSTRÁTUS subst. Formaţie de nori situată la o altitudine medie de 6000 m, care se prezintă ca un strat dens şi uniform, de culoare cenuşie sau albăstruie, cu aspect fibros sau uşor striat. – Din fr. altostratus. Trimis de ana zecheru,… …   Dicționar Român

  • altostratus — [ altostratys ] n. m. • 1891; du lat. altus « haut » et stratus ♦ Météor. Nuage moyen (2 000 à 6 000 m), ressemblant au cirrostratus, mais formant un voile plus épais et plus sombre. ● altostratus nom masculin Nuage moyen (entre 2 000 et 6 000 m) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • altostratus — altostratus, Alto stratus Al to stra tus, n. [L. altus high + L. & E. stratus.] (Meteor.) A cloud formation similar to cirro stratus, but heavier and at a lower level; a stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • altostratus — altostrátus m DEFINICIJA meteor. rod oblaka u obliku sivkastog ili plavičastog sloja vlaknaste strukture na visinama od 2 do 6 km, može dati samo slabe oborine ETIMOLOGIJA lat. altus: visok + v. stratus …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • altostratus — [al΄tō strāt′əs, al΄tōstrat′əs] n. [ ALTO + STRATUS] the type of gray or bluish cloud found at intermediate altitudes and consisting of a thick, dense, extensive layer of ice crystals and water droplets: may cause light precipitation: see CLOUD …   English World dictionary

  • Altostratus — Wolken: Klassifikation Gattungen Cirrus Ci Cirrocumulus Cc Cirrostratus Cs Altocumulus Ac Altostratus As Stratocumulus Sc Stratus St Cumulus Cu Nimbostratus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • altostratus — A grayish or bluish cloud sheet or layer of striated, fibrous, or uniform appearance; totally or partially covering the sky; and having parts thin enough to reveal the sun at least vaguely. Altostratus does not show halo phenomena. On weather… …   Aviation dictionary

  • altostratus — /al toh stray teuhs, strat euhs/, n., pl. altostratus. Meteorol. a cloud of a class characterized by a generally uniform gray sheet or layer, lighter in color than nimbostratus and darker than cirrostratus: of medium altitude, about 8000 20,000… …   Universalium

  • Altostratus — Al|to|stra|tus 〈m.; , stra|ti; Meteor.〉 mittelhohe Schichtwolke [<lat. altus „ hoch“ + stratum „Decke“] * * * Altostratus   [lateinisch] der, /...ti, eine Wolkengattung, Wolken. * * * Al|to|stra|tus, der [zu lat. altus = hoch] (Met.): Stratus… …   Universal-Lexikon

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