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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A kind of cloud that looks like thin strips of woolly curls.

Usage examples (33)
  • cirrus clouds sometimes show that the weather may be ready to change.
  • We were holding formation real well in cirrus clouds when the division leader "chickened out" just north of Hamburg and gave the recall.
  • "cirrus," and that a cirrus is the subject of a chapter to itself.
  • The denser parts are called molecular clouds while the more diffuse parts are 'cirrus'. for more
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