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English definition of “cirrostratus”

cirrostratus

noun [U]     /ˌsɪr.əʊˈstrɑː.təs/ US  /-oʊˈstreɪ.t̬əs/ specialized
a type of flat whitish cloud formed in a very thin layer and seen high in the sky → Compare altostratus, nimbostratusClouds, dew, fog and steam
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