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cloud layer

noun
1.
a continuous or fragmented distribution of clouds all sharing the same cloud base.
Also called cloud deck.
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  • Sun catches the peak, and the shadow is cast on the underside of the cloud layer.
  • It is found that the advective component of the convective systems is well correlated to the mean flow in the cloud layer.
  • For a given cloud or cloud layer, the highest level of the atmosphere where cloud properties are detectable.
  • For a given cloud or cloud layer, the lowest level of the atmosphere where cloud properties are detectable.
  • Some adjustments to these techniques involve wet bulb effects in the drier sub-cloud layer.
  • First appearance of explosion as steam-rich portion of plume penetrates cloud layer.

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