Definition of “cirrostratus” - English Dictionary

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“cirrostratus” in British English

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cirrostratusnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌsɪr.əʊˈstrɑː.təs/ us /ˌsɪr.oʊˈstreɪ.t̬əs/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • The vapour having then risen, occupied the upper air in the form of light cirrostratus and cumulus clouds. 
  • Towards afternoon, cirrocumulus and cirrostratus began to appear moving northward. 

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