cirrostratus


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cir·ro·strat·us

 (sîr′ō-străt′əs, -strā′təs)
n.
A high-altitude, thin, hazy cloud, usually covering the sky and often producing a halo effect.

cirrostratus

(ˌsɪrəʊˈstrɑːtəs)
n, pl -ti (-taɪ)
(Physical Geography) a uniform layer of cloud above about 6000 metres (20 000 feet)
ˌcirroˈstrative adj

cir•ro•stra•tus

(ˌsɪr oʊˈstreɪ təs, -ˈstræt əs)

n., pl. -stra•ti (-ˈstreɪ taɪ, -ˈstræt aɪ)
a high-altitude cloud composed of ice crystals and appearing as a thin white veil, often covering the entire sky.
[1795–1805]

cir·ro·strat·us

(sîr′ō-străt′əs)
A thin, hazy cloud formation made up of ice crystals, often covering the sky in sheets and producing a halo effect around the sun. Cirrostratus clouds form at upper levels of the atmosphere.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cirrostratus - a thin uniform layer of hazy cloud at high altitude
cloud - a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
Translations
巻層雲

cirrostratus

[ˌsɪrəʊˈstrɑːtəs] N (cirrostrati (pl)) [ˌsɪrəʊˈstrɑːtaɪ]cirrostrato m
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The cloud types shown on the stamp pane are: Cirrus radiatus, Cirrostratus fibratus, Cirrocumulus undulatus, Cumulonimbus mammatus, Cumulonimbus incus, Altocumulus stratiformis, Altostratus translucidus, Altocumulus undulatus, Altocumulus castellanus, Altocumulus lenticularis, Stratocumulus undulatus, Stratus opacus, Cumulus humilis, Cumulus congestus and Cumulonimbus with tornado (see information sheet that follows this release).
The first eighteen missions of the XXth Bomber Command have proved that a cirrostratus [cloud] persistently exists at altitudes varying from 21,000 ft.
The Cirrostratus systems for photoresist electro-deposition