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cirrostratus


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Cloud genus comprising a semi-transparent veil of fibrous or smooth appearance, often covering the sky, and identified by halo phenomena. When associated with a cold front, the cloud sheets have distinct edges. See also cloud classification.

Subjects: Environmental Science — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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