Definition of Cirrus. Meaning of Cirrus. Synonyms of Cirrus

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Definition of Cirrus

Cirrus
Cirrus Cir"rus, n.; pl. Cirri. [L., lock, curl, ringlet.] [Also written cirrhus.] 1. (Bot.) A tendril or clasper. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A soft tactile appendage of the mantle of many Mollusca, and of the parapodia of Annelida. Those near the head of annelids are Tentacular cirri; those of the last segment are caudal cirri. (b) The jointed, leglike organs of Cirripedia. See Annelida, and Polych[ae]ta. Note: In some of the inferior animals the cirri aid in locomotion; in others they are used in feeding; in the Annelida they are mostly organs of touch. Some cirri are branchial in function. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The external male organ of trematodes and some other worms, and of certain Mollusca. 4. (Meteor.) See under Cloud.

Meaning of Cirrus from wikipedia

- Cirrus (cloud cl****ification symbol: Ci) is a genus of atmospheric cloud generally characterized by thin, wispy strands, giving the type its name from...
- Cirrus may refer to: Cirrus (biology), any of various thin, thread-like structures on the body of an animal Cirrus (botany), a tendril Infrared cirrus...
- The Cirrus SR22 is a single-engine four- or five-seat composite aircraft built from 2001 by Cirrus Aircraft of Duluth, Minnesota. It is a development of...
- The Cirrus SR20 is an American piston-engine, four-or-five-seat, composite monoplane built by Cirrus Aircraft of Duluth, Minnesota since 1999. The SR20...
- The Cirrus Design Corporation, doing business as Cirrus Aircraft (formally Cirrus Design), is an aircraft manufacturer that was founded in 1984 by Alan...
- The Cirrus Vision SF50 (also known as the Vision Jet) is a single-engine very light jet designed and produced by Cirrus Aircraft of Duluth, Minnesota...
- Cirrus Logic Inc. is an American fabless semiconductor supplier that specializes in analog, mixed-signal, and audio DSP integrated circuits (ICs). Since...
- Cirrus (stylized as cirrus) is a worldwide ATM network. It is a subsidiary of Mastercard and based in Purchase, New York. Founded in 1982, it links Mastercard...
- The Chrysler Cirrus is a mid-sized 4-door notchback sedan introduced by Chrysler motors for the 1995 model year. Built on the Chrysler JA platform, the...
- In biology, a cirrus /ˈsɪrəs/ SIRR-əs, plural cirri, /ˈsɪraɪ/ SIRR-eye, (from the Latin cirrus meaning a curl-like tuft or fringe) is a long, thin structure...
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