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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.

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stratocumulus

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

[ˌstreɪtəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs] N (stratocumuli (pl)) [ˌstreɪtəʊˈkjuːmjʊlaɪ]estratocúmulo m
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An inversion forms, and broken-to-overcast stratus and stratocumulus layers develop.
The stratocumulus clouds stacked up like a stairway leading to heaven.
Les stratocumulus couvrent environ 20% de la surface des oceans dans les zones temperees du globe et se trouvent en particulier dans les parties Est des oceans, par exemple le long de la Californie, du Mexique et du Perou.
Of which natural phenomena are cirrus, altostratus and stratocumulus examples?
"Low clouds" (surface to 6,500 feet) include stratus, stratocumulus, cumulus, and cumulonimbus.
Over the open oceans, but also at night over land, under clear skies and light winds, with a capping stratocumulus, the depth of the PBL may be no more than 600 m.
Morrison, "Moisture and dynamical interactions maintaining decoupled Arctic mixed-phase stratocumulus in the presence of a humidity inversion," Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, vol.
I've been having a recurring dream of me driving up a mountainside, all the way up to a grassy flat under a clear, blue sky, or maybe a sky filled with cumulus or stratocumulus clouds.
STRATOCUMULUS, or low, clouds are also made of water droplets.
The lowest clouds, which are below 6,000 feet, include the stratus, stratocumulus, and cumulus clouds.
Satellite imagery at 1745 indicated a layer of low to mid-level stratocumulus to nimbostratus clouds, with cloud tops near 20,000 feet.