Definition of Cirriform. Meaning of Cirriform. Synonyms of Cirriform

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Definition of Cirriform

Cirriform
Cirriform Cir"ri*form, a. [Cirrus + -form.] (Biol.) Formed like a cirrus or tendril; -- said of appendages of both animals and plants.

Meaning of Cirriform from wikipedia

- ascending order of instability or convective activity: stratiform sheets; cirriform wisps and patches; strato****uliform patches, rolls, and ripples; ****uliform...
- Cirro****ulus and cirrostratus are sometimes informally referred to as "cirriform clouds" because of their frequent ****ociation with cirrus. They are given...
- approximate ascending order of convective activity, include stratiform sheets, cirriform wisps and patches, strato****uliform layers (mainly structured as rolls...
- often occurs at the leading edge of a warm front, where many types of cirriform clouds can be present. Cirro****ulus clouds tend to reflect the red and...
- phase. Type II clouds, which are very rarely observed in the Arctic, have cirriform and lenticular sub-types and consist of water ice only. Only Type II clouds...
- fronts ****ociated with extratropical cyclones tend to generate mostly cirriform and stratiform clouds over a wide area unless the approaching warm airm****...
- physical categories or forms based on appearance and process of formation: cirriform (mainly detached and wispy), ****uliform or convective (mostly detached...
- ****ulonimbus. Incus (species capillatus only): ****ulonimbus with flat anvil-like cirriform top caused by wind shear where the rising air currents hit the inversion...
- area, unlike ****ulonimbus incus or ****ulonimbus capillatus, which have cirriform tops. Developing ****ulonimbus calvus lose sharp outlines of the top as...
- were established based on appearance and characteristics of formation: cirriform, ****iliform and stratiform. These were further divided into upper and...
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