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English definition of “stratus”

stratus

noun [U] uk   /ˈstreɪ.təs/ us    /ˈstreɪ.t̬əs/ specialized
a type of flat, grey cloud found at the lowest level, below all other cloud types, and causing dull weather or light rain Clouds, dew, fog and steam
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