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translucidus From the Latin translucidus meaning ‘transparent’, a variety of cloud, occurring in extensive layers or sheet form, which is translucent, allowing the Sun or Moon, and occasionally some stars, to be visible. This characteristic can be presented by stratus, stratocumulus, altostratus, and altocumulus. See also CLOUD CLASSIFICATION.

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translucidus The Latin translucidus, meaning ‘transparent’, used to describe a variety of cloud, occurring in extensive layers or sheet form, which is translucent, allowing the Sun or Moon, and occasionally some stars, to be visible. This cloud itself may be stratus, stratocumulus, altostratus, or altocumulus. See also cloud classification.

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