stratus

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noun stra·tus \ ˈstrā-təs , ˈstra- \

Definition of stratus

plural strati play \ˈstrā-ˌtī, ˈstra-\
:a low cloud form extending over a large area at altitudes of usually 2000 to 7000 feet (600 to 2100 meters) — see cloud illustration

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Origin and Etymology of stratus

New Latin, from Latin, past participle of sternere


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stratus

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noun stra·tus \ ˈstrā-təs , ˈstra- \

Definition of stratus for Students

plural strati \ˈstrā-ˌtī, ˈstra-\
:a cloud extending over a large area at an altitude of from 2000 to 7000 feet (600 to 2100 meters)

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