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altostratus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alto-stratus  \Al`to-stra"tus\,  n.  [L.  altus  high  +  L.  &  E. 
  stratus.]  (Meteor.) 
  A  cloud  formation  similar  to  cirro-stratus,  but  heavier  and 
  at  a  lower  level. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  altostratus 
  n  :  a  stratus  cloud  at  an  intermediate  altitude  of  2  or  3  miles 
  [syn:  {altostratus  cloud}] 




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