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Definition of "cirrous" []

  • Pertaining to cirri; having filaments, fibrous. (adjective)
  • Pertaining to cirrus clouds. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cirrous" in a sentence
  • "Sir John Herschel compared it to a surface studded over with flocks of wool, or to the breaking up of a mackerel sky when the clouds of which it consists begin to assume a cirrous appearance."
  • "Farquharson on the connection of cirrous clouds with the Aurora, 197; its altitude, 199."
  • "This connection of the polar light with the most delicate cirrous clouds deserves special attention, because it shows that the electro-magnetic evolution of light is a part of a meteorological process."
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