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stratus The Latin stratus, meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’, used to describe a cloud of flat, uniform base and of grey appearance, through which the Sun may be outlined clearly when the cloud is not too dense. See also cloud classification.

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stratus

stratus From the Latin stratus meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’, a cloud of flat, uniform base and of grey appearance, through which the Sun may be outlined clearly when the cloud is not too dense. See also CLOUD CLASSIFICATION.

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stratus

stra·tus / ˈstrātəs; ˈstra-/ • n. cloud forming a continuous horizontal gray sheet, often with rain or snow.

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stratus

stratus: see cloud.

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