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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ragged cumulus; an ill-defined cloud in the first stage of condensation and representing the tops of small, low atmospheric waves due to rapid winds near the surface of the ocean or land; scud. The fractocumulus is, relatively speaking, a low cloud, lying some distance below the fiat base of the ordinary cumulus. See cloud, 1.


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