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Meaning of "fractocumulus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FRACTOCUMULUS

From Latin fractus broken + cumulus.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FRACTOCUMULUS

fractocumulus  [ˌfræktəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FRACTOCUMULUS

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Fractocumulus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FRACTOCUMULUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

fractocumulus

Fractus cloud

Fractus clouds are small, ragged cloud fragments that are usually found under an ambient cloud base. They form or have broken off from a larger cloud, and are generally sheared by strong winds, giving them a jagged, shredded appearance. Fractus have irregular patterns, appearing much like torn pieces of cotton candy. They change constantly, often forming and dissipating rapidly. They do not have clearly defined bases. Sometimes they are persistent and form very near the surface. Common kinds include scud and cloud tags.

Definition of fractocumulus in the English dictionary

The definition of fractocumulus in the dictionary is low ragged slightly bulbous cloud, often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain Also called: fractocumulus cloud.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FRACTOCUMULUS


altocumulus
ˌæltəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
cirrocumulus
ˌsɪrəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
cumulous
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
cumulus
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
emulous
ˈɛmjʊləs
famulus
ˈfæmjʊləs
fumulus
ˈfjuːmjʊləs
hamulus
ˈhæmjʊləs
interstimulus
ˌɪntəˈstɪmjʊləs
limulus
ˈlɪmjʊləs
mimulus
ˈmɪmjʊləs
poststimulus
ˌpəʊstˈstɪmjʊləs
ramulous
ˈræmjʊləs
ramulus
ˈræmjʊləs
Romulus
ˈrɒmjʊləs
stimulus
ˈstɪmjʊləs
stratocumulus
ˌstrætəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
tremulous
ˈtrɛmjʊləs
tumulous
ˈtjuːmjʊləs
tumulus
ˈtjuːmjʊləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FRACTOCUMULUS

fractionator
fractionisation
fractionise
fractionization
fractionize
fractionlet
fractious
fractiously
fractiousness
fractocumuli
fractocumulus cloud
fractography
fractostrati
fractostratus
fracturable
fractural
fracture
fractured
fracturer
fractus

WORDS THAT END LIKE FRACTOCUMULUS

annulus
bulk modulus
calculus
colliculus
conditioned stimulus
differential calculus
dracunculus
elastic modulus
funiculus
glomerulus
homunculus
integral calculus
modulus
oculus
opulus
precalculus
ranunculus
regulus
unconditioned stimulus
Young´s modulus

Synonyms and antonyms of fractocumulus in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «fractocumulus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FRACTOCUMULUS

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The translations of fractocumulus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «fractocumulus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

fractocumulus
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fractocumulus
570 millions of speakers

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Translator English - Hindi

fractocumulus
380 millions of speakers
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fractocumulus
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

fractocumulus
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fractocumulus
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fractocumulus
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fractocumulus
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Translator English - Malay

Fractocumulus
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fractocumulus
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Translator English - Japanese

fractocumulus
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Translator English - Korean

fractocumulus
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Translator English - Javanese

Fractocumulus
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Translator English - Vietnamese

fractocumulus
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

fractocumulus
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फ्रॅक्टोक्यूमुअलूस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fractocumulus
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fractocumulus
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pokłębionej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

fractocumulus
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fractocumulus
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

fractocumulus
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

fractocumulus
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

fractocumulus
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

fractocumulus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of fractocumulus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FRACTOCUMULUS»

The term «fractocumulus» is barely ever used and occupies the 202.444 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FRACTOCUMULUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «fractocumulus» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «fractocumulus» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about fractocumulus

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FRACTOCUMULUS»

Discover the use of fractocumulus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to fractocumulus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Indo-China
Cirriform and fractocumulus clouds generally appear in advance of a typhoon. Fractocumulus or 'scud' as they are sometimes called, are dark, ragged clouds which drift just above the horizon becoming more numerous and coalescing as the ...
‎1943
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Indo-China
Cirriform and fractocumulus clouds generally appear in advance of a typhoon. Fractocumulus or 'scud' as they are sometimes called, are dark, ragged clouds which drift just above the horizon becoming more numerous and coalescing as the ...
Naval,, 2013
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The Weather Observer: June 29, 1942
The fractocumulus clouds of fine weather noted above and coded as Ci=l, must not be confused with the fractocumulus of bad weather which is coded C\ = 6, or Ci=9. The former, Ci=l, arc detached white clouds, usually in a blue sky, and ...
United States. War Department, 1942
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: ...
Therefore, the fractocumulus, which almost grazes the summits of mountains and tops of trees, is more rapid; while the cirrus, which is found in the torrid zone with an altitude of at least 10,000 to 15,000 meters, (six and one-fourth to nine and ...
United States. Congress. House, 1871
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CLOUDS What They Are and What They Indicate
Henry Mark Smith. Figure 2.43 Scud cloud, or detached fractocumulus, indicated by arrows. Figure 2.44 Fractocumulus Figure 2.45 Fractocumulus Occasionally, the outflow from a cumulonimbus cell. 40.
Henry Mark Smith
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Mountain Meteorology : Fundamentals and Applications: ...
Fractocumulus and Fractostratus Clouds. Fractocumulus and frac- tostratus clouds (figure 7.13) are ragged cumulus and stratus clouds, small and irregular in appearance. They can be produced by condensation and mixing in near- saturated ...
C. David Whiteman Staff Scientist of Meteorology at Pacific Northwest Laboratories, 2000
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Fundamentals of Weather and Climate
Checklist. of. key. ideas. You should now be familiar with the following ideas. 1. The observed life cycle for small cumulus, buoyancy, with entrainment and detrainment; fractocumulus and stratocumulus as special cases. 2. Cumulus congestus ...
Robin McIlveen, 2010
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The Facts on File Dictionary of Weather and Climate
All fossil fuels on combustion produce carbon dioxide (CO2), which inevitably contributes to the enhanced GREENHOUSE EFFECT. fractocumulus cloud /frak- toh-kyoom- yŭ-lŭs/ A cloud type or species that ap- pears as ragged irregular ...
Jacqueline Smith, 2009
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Weather Inference for Beginners
This is designated FRACTOCUMULUS.' ' IO. CUMULONIMBUS (CB), associated with SHOWERY weather, are HEAVY MASSES OF CLOUD, WITH GREAT VERTICAL DEVELOPMENT, WHOSE CUMULIFORM SUMMITS RISE IN THE FORM ...
Denys J. Holland, 2013
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Mountain Weather and Climate
In the morning, small fractocumulus develop over south-facing slopes in side valleys adjacent to the major valley troughs (Figure 4.9). Later, as diurnal heating raises the general condensation level, the main cumulus growth occurs over the  ...
Roger G. Barry, 2013

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FRACTOCUMULUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term fractocumulus is used in the context of the following news items.
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La poésie des nuages à l'épreuve de la science
Quelques individus sortent du lot, un cirrostratus tel une apparition mystique, un fractocumulus ressemblant à un éléphant. La cinquième partie ... «Le Temps, Jan 12»
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First 60 Since Nov. 10? (significant rain Thursday, again 1 week out)
Without it, you could point the camera toward some fractocumulus (scud), created by condensation below a cloud base, expecting to see a ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Apr 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Fractocumulus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/fractocumulus>. Jul 2020 ».
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