Definition of Cirrocumulus cloud
1. Noun. A cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples.
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Literary usage of Cirrocumulus cloud
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1. Greenland, the Adjacent Seas, and the North-west Passage to the Pacific by Bernard O'Reilly (1818)
"This radiation seemed to shoot from behind and above the cirrocumulus cloud just mentioned, instantaneous, rapid, and resistless as the polar coruscation. ..."
2. The Climate of London: Deduced from Meteorological Observations Made in the by Luke Howard (1833)
"cirrocumulus cloud, very beautiful, interchanging with Cirrostratus, succeeded by large Cumuli. In the evening some appearance of a thunder storm far in the ..."
3. The Leading Facts of New Mexican History by Ralph Emerson Twitchell (1917)
"... while the Laguna del Perro (Dog Lake) glistens in the sun and a mirage shimmers between the horizon and the cirrocumulus cloud masses. ..."
4. Die drei gerechten Kammacher by Gottfried Keller (1914)
"... is used figuratively to describe small foamy waves, also light fleecy clouds, the cirrocumulus cloud. The resemblance in both cases is, of course, ..."