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nimbostratus


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From the Latin nimbus, ‘rain’, and stratus, ‘spread out’, a dark or grey cloud that obscures the Sun, associated with more or less continuous rainfall which makes the cloud base diffuse. See also cloud classification.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.


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