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a type of thick cirrus cloud spreading from the top of a cumulonimbus cloud
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby false cirrus
false bottom, false bread-fruit, false buckthorn, false card, false cast, false cirrus, false cognate, false color, false colors, false colour, false colours
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How to use false cirrus in a sentence
Sometimes the upper margins have the compact shape of cumulus, or form massive heaps round which floats delicate false cirrus.Meteorology|Charles Fitzhugh Talman