cirrusnoun [ U ]uk /ˈsɪr.əs/ us /ˈsɪr.əs/ specialized
Examples from literature
- Cumulus and cirrus clouds are white.
- When cirrus clouds are in the sky, it means the weather is going to change soon.
- The eighth cirrus is by itself, near the base of the largest posterior cirrus.
- There was a wide ring around it, and he remembered noticing the wisps of cirrus clouds gathering overhead through the afternoon.