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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A thin uniform layer of hazy cloud at high altitude.

Usage examples (33)
  • November 13th, 2006 at 10:11 pm cirrostratus says:
  • A tissue of worry lies like a layer of cirrostratus between you and the moon.
  • High-altitude cirrus, cirrostratus and middle-altitude altostratus clouds are found well in advance of the front.
  • Above the surface location of the cold front, high altitude cirrostratus and middle altitude altocumulus clouds are common. for more
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