Strati



noun, plural strati
[strey-tahy, strat-ahy] /ˈstreɪ taɪ, ˈstræt aɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a cloud of a class characterized by a gray, horizontal layer with a uniform base, found at a lower altitude than altostratus, usually below 8000 feet (2400 meters).
1.
a combining form representing stratum, in compound words:
stratiform.
combining form
1.
indicating stratum or strata: stratiform, stratigraphy
noun (pl) -ti (-taɪ)
1.
a grey layer cloud Compare cirrus (sense 1), cumulus
stratus
(strāt’əs, strā’təs)
Plural strati (strāt’ī, strā’tī)
A diffuse, grayish cloud that often produces drizzle and is formed primarily in altitudes no higher than 2,000 m (6,560 ft). A stratus cloud close to the ground or water is called fog. See illustration at cloud.

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