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[strey-toh-kyoo-myuh-luh s, strat-oh-] /ˌstreɪ toʊˈkyu myə ləs, ˌstræt oʊ-/
noun, plural stratocumulus.
a cloud of a class characterized by large dark, rounded masses, usually in groups, lines, or waves, the individual elements being larger than those in altocumulus and the whole being at a lower altitude, usually below 8000 feet (2400 meters).
/ˌstrætəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs; ˌstreɪtəʊ-/
noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ)
(meteorol) a uniform stretch of cloud containing dark grey globular masses
Plural stratocumuli (strāt’ō-kym’yə-lī’)
A low-altitude, often patchy cloud occurring in extensive horizontal layers with distinct, rounded tops. See illustration at cloud.


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