altostratus cloud

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Noun1.altostratus cloud - a stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 milesaltostratus cloud - a stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
stratus, stratus cloud - a large dark low cloud
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The cloud type was alto stratus, drawn out like a blanket, and just as flat on top as the Kalahari plains themselves.
It brought back memories, for example, of how my own first gig in a band called Alto Stratus was actually in the old folks' home of our singer's granny.
Ngong Hills and Alto Stratus, who both traded at lows of 1.