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Definition of the noun altocumulus cloud
What does altocumulus cloud mean as a name of something?
- a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
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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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 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 ...
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 ...
Technical 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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