stratocumulus: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (strā"tō-ky'myu-lus, strat"ō-), [key]
— pl. -lus.
  1. 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).
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