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cirrus
American English: /ˈsɪrəs/
British English: /ˈsɪrəs/

Translation of cirrus in Spanish:

noun plural cirriPronunciation: /ˈsɪraɪ/

  • Example sentences
    • The basic cloud forms are cumulus, which are heaped clouds; stratus, which are layer clouds; and cirrus, which are wispy.
    • In the troposphere, water exists as vapor in air, as liquid droplets in clouds, and as frozen ice particles in high altitude cirrus clouds.
    • The formation of wispy cirrus clouds is not a simple matter.
    Example sentences
    • Once the barnacles extended their cirri (fanlike, food-gathering appendages) and started waving them about to collect nutritious particles in the water, the researchers cast a shadow over them with a piece of cardboard.
    • Other common elements may include the possession of fixed conical teeth and cirri, or fleshy hair-like projections, on the head.
    • The head is often blunt and typically adorned with tentacles or cirri.

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