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acoustical cloud (s) (noun), acoustical clouds (pl)
A panel or similar device that is suspended from an auditorium ceiling: "An acoustical cloud was positioned above the orchestra so it could reflect the musical sounds better for the audience."

"A music hall had several acoustical clouds suspended from the ceiling; however, the architect forgot to take into consideration that heat from the audience and the performers could send the acoustical clouds spinning around over the heads of the audience until he was able to come up with a solution."

altostratus cloud (s) (noun), altostrati clouds (pl)
A primary cloud type consisting of rain, snow, and ice pellets and appearing as a striated, fibrous, or uniform cloud in a gray or bluish sheet or layer: Altostratatus clouds usually cover most of the visible sky, with parts thin enough so the sun's position can be seen and such cloud formations exist at heights from 6,000 to 20,000 feet (2,000 to 6,100 meters) and they often produce long, steady rain showers.
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The collection of water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air, which forms when the air is cooled to its dew point and condensation occurs.
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(topics about the study of the complex motions and interactions of the atmosphere, including the observation of phenomena; such as, temperature, density, winds, clouds, and precipitation)
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altocumulus clouds
Wool-pack clouds with patches or rolls of cloud joined together in a kind of sheet.
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altostratus clouds
Pale, water clouds that form a translucent veil over the sun.
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cirrocumulus clouds
High level cumulus clouds combined with cirrus clouds, indicating unstable air.
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cirrostratus clouds
High, thin clouds that blanket the sky in ill-defined sheets.
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cirrus clouds
From Latin for "curl"; they are wispy curls, like locks of hair.

These clouds are found high up in the atmosphere where water vapor is less abundant. Cirrus clouds consist mainly of ice crystals and are shaped by high-level winds.

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cumulonimbus clouds
Tall clouds with anvil-shaped tops that can herald or indicate storms.
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cumulus clouds
Latin for "heap", they are heaps of separated cloud masses with flat bottoms and cauliflower tops.

These lumpy towers of clouds are usually found at low levels, below 6,500 feet and they are formed by updrafts of air, or thermals.

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nimbostratus clouds
Low, dark, thick clouds of undefined shape; usually indicating heavy precipitation.
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nimbus clouds
Latin for "rain", they are clouds that generate precipitation and are generally low clouds, less than a mile high.
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noctilucent clouds
While most clouds dwell in the first six miles above the ground, noctilucent clouds form about 50 miles (80.47 kilometers) up, near the top of the mesosphere, where temperatures plunge to a frigid minus 130 degrees Fahrenheit (54 degrees Celsius).

Composed of ice crystals, bright, silvery noctilucent clouds are visible at night because their height above the earth allows them to escape the planets' shadow.

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stratocumulus clouds
Low, lumpy cloud layers with patches of blue sky between the cloud elements.
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stratus clouds
Latin for "layer"; they are layers or banks of clouds wider than they are thick.

Such clouds are formed by widespread uplifts of air and tend to be gray and cover most of the sky. They are often accompanied by mist and drizzles.

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