cirrocumulus: Meaning and Definition of

cir•ro•cu•mu•lus

Pronunciation: (sir"?-ky'myu-lus), [key]
? pl. -lus.
  1. a cirriform cloud of a class characterized by thin, white patches, each of which is composed of very small granules or ripples: of high altitude, ab. 20,000?40,000 ft. (6000?12,000 m).
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