altocumulus cloud


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Related to altocumulus cloud: cirrostratus cloud, altostratus cloud, cumulonimbus cloud, Nimbostratus cloud, stratus cloud, Stratocumulus cloud
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Noun1.altocumulus cloud - a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 milesaltocumulus cloud - a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
cumulus, cumulus cloud - a globular cloud
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Both these altocumulus cloud formations are associated with such developments.
This warmer influence is presently limited by dry air above it (the anticyclonic fringe) so the resultant Altocumulus cloud band is not so thick, yet still turbulent enough to assist occasional lower-based cumulus cloud in its convective thrust.
The presence of altocumulus cloud identifies this tropical air source in no uncertain fashion.