accessory cloud

  • 1 Accessory cloud — An accessory cloud is a cloud which is dependent on a larger cloud system for its development and continuance. It is often an appendage but also can be adjacent to the parent cloud system …

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  • 2 accessory cloud — noun a small cloud formation which is found attached to, or close by, a major cloud of one of the cloud genera, which is responsible for its formation. Source [ …

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  • 3 Cloud — For other uses, see Cloud (disambiguation). Cumulus cloudscape over Swifts Creek, Australia A cloud …

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  • 4 Cloud atlas — For other uses, see Cloud atlas (disambiguation). A cloud atlas is a pictorial key to the nomenclature of clouds. Early cloud atlases were an important element in the training of meteorologists and in weather forecasting, and the author of a 1923 …

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  • 5 Cloud condensation nuclei — Aerosol pollution over Northern India and Bangladesh NASA Cloud condensation nuclei or CCNs (also known as cloud seeds) are small particles typically 0.2 µm, or 1/100 th the size of a cloud droplet [1]) about which cloud droplets coalesce. Water… …

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  • 6 List of cloud types — Clouds are formed in Earth s atmosphere when water evaporates into vapor from oceans, lakes, and ponds or by evapotranspiration over moist areas of Earth s land surface. The vapor rises up into colder areas of the atmosphere due to convective,… …

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  • 7 cap cloud — noun an accessory cloud in the form of a cap which occurs above, or attached to, cumulus, cumulonimbus, and sometimes stratocumulus clouds. Also occurring as a standing cloud above a geographical feature such as a mountain. Syn: pileus …

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  • 8 roll cloud — A low level, horizontal, tube shaped accessory cloud completely detached from the thunderstorm base. It is located along the gust front and most frequently on the leading edge of a line of thunderstorms. Roll clouds are neither tornadoes, nor do… …

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  • 9 Fractus cloud — Fractus clouds over the Považský Inovec mountains. Abbreviation St fr., Cu fr., Frnb Genus Cumulus or Stratus …

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  • 10 Arcus cloud — Panorama of a strong shelf cloud, a type of arcus cloud …

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  • 11 Cirrus cloud — A sky filled with many types of cirrus clouds Cirrus clouds (cloud classification symbol: Ci) are atmospheric clouds generally characterized by thin, wispy strands, giving them their name from the Latin word cirrus meaning a ringlet or curling… …

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  • 12 Mammatus cloud — Mammatus clouds in San Antonio, Texas, 2009 Appearance The cloud appears to have smooth, round puffs hanging from its underside …

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  • 13 Morning Glory cloud — A Morning Glory cloud formation between Burketown and Normanton, Australia …

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  • 14 Cumulonimbus cloud — Cumulonimbus incus Abbreviation Cb Symbol …

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  • 15 Cumulus cloud — Cumulus redirects here. For other uses, see Cumulus (disambiguation). Cumulus Cloud Abbreviation Cu Genus Cumulus (heap) Altitude …

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  • 16 Noctilucent cloud — Polar mesospheric cloud Noctilucent clouds over Kuresoo bog, Viljandimaa, Estonia Abbreviation NLC/PMC Altitude …

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  • 17 Funnel cloud — For the album of the same title by Hem, see Funnel Cloud (album). A funnel cloud approaching the ground in Douglas, Oklahoma on May 24, 2008 A funnel cloud is a funnel shaped cloud of condensed water droplets, associated with a rotating column of …

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  • 18 Nimbostratus cloud — Nimbostratus with fractus Abbreviation Ns Symbol …

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  • 19 Towering cumulus cloud — Towering cumulus clouds, photographed from an airplane Towering cumulus clouds can be based in the low or middle height ranges and achieve considerable vertical development (family D2) in areas of deep, moist convection. They are an intermediate… …

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  • 20 Cirrocumulus cloud — Cirrocumulus clouds on a summer afternoon Abbreviation CC[1] …

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