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altocumulus


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alto-cumulus  \Al`to-cu"mu*lus\,  n.  [L.  altus  high  +  L.  &  E. 
  cumulus.]  (Meteor.) 
  A  fleecy  cloud  formation  consisting  of  large  whitish  or 
  grayish  globular  cloudlets  with  shaded  portions,  often 
  grouped  in  flocks  or  rows. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  altocumulus 
  n  :  a  cumulus  cloud  at  an  intermediate  altitude  of  2  or  3  miles 
  [syn:  {altocumulus  cloud}] 




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