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stratiformis From the Latin stratus, meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and forma, meaning ‘appearance’, the name of a species of cloud consisting of an extensive level sheet or layer, found in altocumulus, stratocumulus, and sometimes cirrocumulus. See also cloud classification.

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stratiformis From the Latin stratus meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and forma meaning ‘appearance’, a species of cloud consisting of an extensive level sheet or layer, found in altocumulus, stratocumulus, and sometimes cirrocumulus. See also CLOUD CLASSIFICATION.