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incus The Latin incus, meaning ‘anvil’, used as a name for a supplementary cloud feature comprising the flattened, anvil-like shape of the top of cumulonimbus cloud. See also cloud classification.

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incus

incus From the Latin incus meaning ‘anvil’, a supplementary cloud feature comprising the flattened, anvil-like shape of the top of cumulonimbus cloud. See also CLOUD CLASSIFICATION.

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