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Definition of the noun altocumulus cloud

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noun

  1. a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles

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Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

applied to altocumulus and stratocumulus clouds; nebulosus – exhibiting a nebulous veil with no distinct details, usually cirrostratus or altostratus; lenticularis – lens-shaped, with sharp margins (most commonly applied to altocumulus cloud ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Earth Sciences (1976)

by S.E. Stiegeler

lenticularis—lens-shaped, with sharp margins (most commonly applied to altocumulus cloud of orographic origin); castellanus—having a castellated or crenellated appearance connected to a 58 common cloud base (altocumulus show this ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)

by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine

altocumulus cloud mass ofvarious shapes, disconnected lumps ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

supercooling 570 supercooling of liquid drops can occur down to around —40 °C ; 'altocumulus cloud, for example, is usually composed of water droplets at temperatures well below 0 °C. See also CLOUD SEEDING. supercooling ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Altocumulus cloud A principal cloud type, white or grey or both white and grey in colour; occurs as a layer or patch with a waved aspect, the elements of which appear as laninal, randed masses or rails; frequently appears at different levels in a ...

Google previewMCGRAW-HILL DICTIONARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (2003)

by McGraw-Hill Education

vej-a'ta-shan Izon } altocumulus cloud [METEOROL] A principal cloud type, white or gray or both white and gray in color; occurs as a layer or patch with a waved aspect, the elements of which appear as laminae, rounded ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

supercooling of liquid drops can occur down to around —40°C; *altocumulus cloud, for example, is usually composed of water droplets at temperatures well below 0°C. See also CLOUD ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

altocumulus ClOUd Meteorology, a principal cloud type consisting primarily of small liquid water droplets and appearing as a partly fibrous or diffuse cloud, usually white or gray, occurring as a layer or patch with a ...

Google previewTechnical Dictionary (1999)

by Colette Crielesi, Giuseppe Landucci

altocumulus cloud), altocumulo * (acr. - automatic computer), computer automatico * (acr. - after Christ), dopo Cristo * (acr. - Aero Club), Aeroclub * (acr. - Air Corps), Forze Aeree a/c (acr. - aircraft), aereo, aereoplano * (acr. - aircraftman ), aviere ...

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