stratus cloud

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Noun1.stratus cloud - a large dark low cloudstratus cloud - a large dark low cloud    
altostratus, altostratus cloud - a stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
cloud - a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
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The cloud is transforming the world and the Stratus Cloud Award is one more example of Array technology continuing to lead the industry.
One problem with the kind of fog pictured here is how it forms close to terrain (fog is just a stratus cloud at or slightly above the ground, of course) as the surface cools.
A week later I sallied forth on an ideal "gentleman's IFR" trip, a short 50-mile IMC trip with gentle stratus cloud bases around 1500 ft.
Company officials would not comment, though, on whether Dell will become a partner in Juniper's Project Stratus cloud computing initiative.
It appears to be in a region of stratus cloud -- above the region where there is upward mixing.
More recently, Hosted Solutions introduced its Stratus Cloud Storage offering, making it possible for companies to easily store corporate-critical information without the usual hassles associated with handling configuration and scalability issues.
That said, I was at an airshow the other week, and managed to get pretty nasty sunburn sitting under thick grey stratus cloud for several hours.
lt;p>In addition to the new logo, Forbes and our sources report that Juniper will unveil a new software development environment, called JUNOSpace, with three new applications; a next-generation ASIC developed under the code-name "Trinity"; 100G-ready carrier routers, presumably enhancements to the MX Ethernet platforms; an "F5-like" application accelerator/WAN optimizer with software keys, for the data center; and an update on its Stratus cloud computing initiative.
How much altitude change in a typical stratus cloud is required to find a place free of ice?