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n. - A cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples.

Usage examples (12)
  • A more accurate description might have been, "This cloud layer is in a condition between what we refer to as cirrocumulus and the one we call cirrus."
  • A few cirrocumulus continued to pass over towards east.
  • Towards afternoon, cirrocumulus and cirrostratus began to appear moving northward.
  • Towards morning there were a few cirrocumulus clouds passing over north-east to south-west, but these disappeared before daylight. for more
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