stratocumulus
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1873 stratified low cumulus consisting of large balls or rolls of dark cloud which often cover the whole sky especially in winter — see cloud illustration

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  • Stratocumulus — Abréviation METAR Sc Symbole Classification Famille C (Étage inférieur) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stratocumulus — Un grupo de estratocúmulos a baja altura en el Monte Kinabalu Altitud: por debajo de 2,4 km ¿Nube de precipitación?: normalmente no Abrevi …   Wikipedia Español

  • stratocumulus — STRATOCÚMULUS s.m. Formaţie de nori situată la altitudini relativ joase, având aspectul unor valuri. – Din fr. strato cumulus. Trimis de ionel, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  stratocúmulus s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • Stratocumŭlus — (lat.), die geschichtete Haufenwolke, s. Wolken …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • stratocumulus — [ stratokymylys ] n. m. • 1842; de strato et cumulus ♦ Didact. Couche nuageuse sombre ou ensemble de bancs nuageux minces et d épaisseur régulière situés à une altitude moyenne de 2 000 m. ⇒ cumulostratus …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Stratocumulus —   [zu lateinisch stratum »Decke« und cumulus »Haufen«] der, /...li, Haufenschichtwolke, Gattung der tiefen Wolken; Flecken, Felder oder Schichten von grauen oder weißl. Wolken. Stratocumuluswolken haben eine nichtfaserige Struktur (ausgenommen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • stratocumulus — [strāt΄ō kyo͞om′yə ləs, strat΄ō kyo͞om′yə ləs] n. pl. stratocumuli [strāt΄ō kyo͞om′yəlī΄, strat΄ ō kyo͞om′yəlī΄] [ModL: see STRATUS & CUMULUS] the type of white or gray cloud found at low altitudes and consisting of large, smooth or patchy layers …   English World dictionary

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

  • stratocumulus — /stray toh kyooh myeuh leuhs, strat oh /, n., pl. stratocumulus. a cloud of a class characterized by large dark, rounded masses, usually in groups, lines, or waves, the individual elements being larger than those in altocumulus and the whole… …   Universalium

  • stratocumulus — noun A principal low level cloud type, predominantly stratiform, in the form of a gray and/or whitish layer or patch, which nearly always has dark parts and is nonfibrous …   Wiktionary

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