stratocumulus


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strat·o·cu·mu·lus

 (străt′ō-kyo͞om′yə-ləs, strā′tō-)
n. pl. strat·o·cu·mu·li (-lī′)
A low-lying cloud formation occurring in extensive horizontal layers with rounded summits.

stratocumulus

(ˌstrætəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs; ˌstreɪtəʊ-)
n, pl -li (-ˌlaɪ)
(Physical Geography) meteorol a uniform stretch of cloud containing dark grey globular masses

stra•to•cu•mu•lus

(ˌstreɪ toʊˈkyu myə ləs, ˌstræt oʊ-)

n., pl. -li (-ˌlaɪ)
a cloud of a class characterized by large dark, rounded masses, usu. in groups, lines, or waves.
[1890–95]

strat·o·cu·mu·lus

(străt′ō-kyo͞om′yə-ləs)
A low-lying, often patchy cloud formation occurring in extensive horizontal layers with distinct, rounded tops.
Translations

stratocumulus

[ˌstreɪtəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs] N (stratocumuli (pl)) [ˌstreɪtəʊˈkjuːmjʊlaɪ]estratocúmulo m
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When cold polar air has been over these areas and then a warm southerly flow begins in advance of a weather system to the west, stratus and stratocumulus clouds are brought inland.
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STRATOCUMULUS, or low, clouds are also made of water droplets.
Satellite imagery at 1745 indicated a layer of low to mid-level stratocumulus to nimbostratus clouds, with cloud tops near 20,000 feet.
About two hours, steaming distance from the target a few stratocumulus clouds started drifting from the west giving a ghostly appearance to the hull of the ships in the murky light that filtered through.
In this test, the Citation II flew through a stratocumulus cloud with an outside air temperature at a few degrees below freezing.
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For his new group of silkscreens on black MDF (all 2014), Crepieux experimented with a crystalline technique that mimics the process of evaporation in order to render cumulus, stratus, and stratocumulus cloud formations and a stretch of clear sky.
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If these westerly winds encounter easterlies that are stable and warm, stratocumulus and cumulus cloudiness may develop, but rainfall of more than drizzle intensity does not occur (Howell, 1953).