cirrocumulus


cirrocumulus
cirrocumular, cirrocumulative /sir'oh kyooh"myeuh lay'tiv, -leuh tiv/, cirrocumulous, adj.
/sir'oh kyooh"myeuh leuhs/, n., pl. cirrocumulus.
a cirriform cloud of a class characterized by thin, white patches, each of which is composed of very small granules or ripples: of high altitude, ab. 20,000-40,000 ft. (6000-12,000 m).
[1795-1805; CIRRO- + CUMULUS]

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