Meaning of “cirrocumulus” in the English Dictionary

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"cirrocumulus" in British English

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cirrocumulusnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌsɪr.əʊˈkjuː.mjə.ləs/ us /ˌsɪr.oʊˈkjuː.mjə.ləs/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • A few cirrocumulus clouds were coming up from the east when we started, but we left them behind, and nothing was visible during the night but a thin hazy veil. 
  • A few cirrocumulus continued to pass over towards east. 
  • Towards afternoon, cirrocumulus and cirrostratus began to appear moving northward. 

(Definition of “cirrocumulus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)