altocumulus altocumulus

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles

Usage(s):

  • A narrow slit had appeared in the eastern altocumulus cloud bank.

News

  • Watch: Dramatic clouds mimic sea surf over Puget Sound skies

    In many ways, air flows in fluid ways that mimic currents in the sea. On Friday, there was an incredible cloud display that drove this point home. Liem Bahneman took this time lapse video of altocumulus "Undulatus Aperatus" clouds over Bothell Friday morning -- actually a display of the newest member of the cloud categorization.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: KATU Portland

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