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altocumulus definition

  • noun:
    • A cloud development of curved, fleecy, white or grey masses.
    • A principal medium-level cloud kind, white and/or grey in shade, which occurs as a layer or area with a waved aspect, the elements which look as laminae, rounded public, or rolls. These elements are often sharply outlined, nonetheless they may become partially fibrous or diffuse; they could or may possibly not be merged; they generally have shadowed components; and, by convection, whenever seen at an angle greater than 30° over the horizon, subtend an angle between 1 levels and 5 degrees. (Abbreviated Ac.)
    • A cloud development of curved, fleecy, white or grey masses.
    • A principal medium-level cloud type, white and/or gray in color, which occurs as a layer or patch with a waved aspect, the elements of which appear as laminae, rounded masses, or rolls. These elements usually are sharply outlined, but they may become partly fibrous or diffuse; they may or may not be merged; they generally have shadowed parts; and, by convection, when observed at an angle of more than 30° above the horizon, subtend an angle between 1 degrees and 5 degrees. (Abbreviated Ac.)
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