Meaning of STRATOCUMULUS in English


/stray'toh kyooh"myeuh leuhs, strat'oh-/ , n. , pl. stratocumulus .

a cloud of a class characterized by large dark, rounded masses, usually in groups, lines, or waves, the individual elements being larger than those in altocumulus and the whole being at a lower altitude, usually below 8000 feet (2400 m).

[ 1890-95; STRATO- + -CUMULUS ]

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