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virga(fall-stripes) The Latin virga, meaning ‘rod’, used to describe a supplementary cloud feature caused by trails of precipitation falling from the under surface of cloud but not reaching the ground. This phenomenon is often seen with cumulus, cumulonimbus, altocumulus, stratocumulus, cirrocumulus, nimbostratus, and altostratus. See also cloud classification.

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virga

virga (fall-stripes) From the Latin virga meaning ‘rod’, a supplementary cloud feature referring to the trails of precipitation falling from the under surface of cloud but not reaching the ground. This phenomenon is often seen with cumulus, cumulonimbus, altocumulus, stratocumulus, cirrocumulus, nimbostratus, and altostratus. See also CLOUD CLASSIFICATION.

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praecipitatio

praecipitatio The Latin praecipitatio, meaning ‘I fall’, used to describe a supplementary cloud feature in which precipitation from the cloud base falls to the ground. The feature is usually seen with cumulus, cumulonimbus, stratus, stratocumulus, altostratus, and nimbostratus. See also cloud classification.

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praecipitatio

praecipitatio From the Latin praecipitatio meaning ‘I fall’, a supplementary cloud feature in which precipitation from the cloud base falls to the ground. The feature is usually seen with cumulus, cumulonimbus, stratus, stratocumulus, altostratus, and nimbostratus. See also CLOUD CLASSIFICATION.

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stratocumulus

stratocumulus From the Latin stratus, meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and cumulus, meaning ‘heap’, the name of a cloud composed of sheets or layers of grey to whitish appearance, typically with dark patches which are not fibrous. See also cloud classification.

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stratocumulus

stratocumulus From the Latin stratus meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and cumulus meaning ‘heap’, a cloud composed of sheets or layers of grey to whitish appearance, typically with dark patches which are not fibrous. See also CLOUD CLASSIFICATION.

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stratocumulus

stra·to·cu·mu·lus / ˌstratōˈkyoōmyələs; ˌstrā-/ • n. cloud forming a low layer of clumped or broken gray masses.

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stratocumulus

stratocumulus: see cloud.

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stratocumulus

stratocumulusCallas, callous, callus, Dallas, Pallas, phallus •Nablus • manless •hapless, mapless •atlas, fatless, hatless •braless, parlous •armless • artless •jealous, zealous •endless • legless • sexless • airless •talus • bacillus • windlass • Nicklaus •obelus • strobilus •acidophilus, Theophilus •angelus • Aeschylus • perilous •scurrilous • Wenceslas • nautilus •Silas, stylus •jobless •godless, rodless •Patroclus • topless • coxless •lawless, oarless •Aeolus, alveolus, bolas, bolus, gladiolus, holus-bolus, solus, toeless •Troilus • Douglas • useless • Tibullus •garrulous • querulous • fabulous •miraculous • calculus • famulus •crapulous • patulous • nebulous •credulous, sedulous •pendulous • regulus •emulous, tremulous •bibulous • acidulous •meticulous, ridiculous •mimulus, stimulus •scrofulous • flocculus • Romulus •populace, populous •convolvulus •altocumulus, cirrocumulus, cumulus, stratocumulus, tumulus •scrupulous •furunculous, homunculus, ranunculus •Catullus • troublous •gunless, sunless •cutlass, gutless •earless • Heliogabalus •libellous (US libelous) • discobolus •scandalous • Daedalus • astragalus •Nicholas • anomalous • Sardanapalus •tantalus •marvellous (US marvelous) •frivolous • furless • surplus

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