Cirrus

A gelatinous mass of extruded spores. Penis or copulatory organ of a flatworm.

cirrus

  1. usually coiled
  2. a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
  3. a slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects; often tactile

Cirrus

(Ci) A principal high-level cloud type (cloud genus), appearing as a detached clouds in the form of white, delicate filaments or white or mostly white patches or narrow bands. These clouds have a fibrous (hair-like) appearance, or a silky sheen, or both. Because cirrus elements are too narrow, they do not produce a complete circular halo.
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cirrus

(from the article `barnacle`) ...and are cemented, head down, to rocks, pilings, ships` hulls, driftwood, or seaweed, or to the bodies of larger sea creatures, from clams to ...
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cirrus

(from the article `ciliate`) ...(cell mouth) of some species to form membranelles or undulating membranes (various sheetlike or fan-shaped groupings of cilia); elsewhere on the ... ...even they have evolved considerable variation on the cilia-covered cell. In some species (e.g., the hypotrich Euplotes) the cilia are combined to ... [...
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cirrus

(from the article `cloud`) ...The eight main cloud families are divided into three groups on the basis of altitude. High clouds, which are found at mean heights above the ... a. Cirrus[2 related articles]
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cirrus

[n] - usually coiled 2. [n] - a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles) 3. [n] - a slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects
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Cirrus

• (n.) A tendril or clasper. • (n.) See under Cloud. • (n.) The external male organ of trematodes and some other worms, and of certain Mollusca. • (n.) The jointed, leglike organs of Cirripedia. See Annelida, and Polychaeta. • (n.) A soft tactile appendage of the mantle of many Mollusca, and of the parapodia of Annelida. Th...
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cirrus

noun a slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects; often tactile
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Cirrus

[biology] A cirrus (pronounced s, `{Respell|SEER|əs}`, plural cirri, aɪ, `{Respell|SEER|eye}`), from the Latin cirrus meaning a curl-like tuft or fringe, is a term used in biology and zoology for a number of long, thin structures in both vertebrate and invertebrate animals. In the sheep liver fluke, for example, the cirrus is the worm`s m...
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Cirrus

[crinoid] A cirrus (plural cirri) is an articulated appendage projecting from an ossicle that forms part of the stalk of a crinoid. In sea lilies the stem forms a permanent attachment round which the cirri are arranged in whorls. The lowermost ones form a holdfast attaching the sea lily to the substrate. During the development of comatulid ...
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Cirrus

[rocket] The Cirrus is a sounding rocket with two stages, developed by the `Hermann Oberth Society`. Its first launch was on September 16, 1961. The maximum height of the Cirrus, depending on the version, is 35 kilometres or 50 kilometres. A Cirrus rocket is exhibited at the Hermann Oberth Space Travel Museum in Feucht, Germany. ...
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Cirrus

Cir'rus noun ; plural Cirri . [ Latin , lock, curl, ringlet.] [ Also written cirrhus .] 1. (Botany) A tendril or clasper. 2. (Zoology) (a) A soft tactile appendage of the mantle of many Mollusca, and of the parapodia of Annelida. Those...
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cirrus

a high cloud made up of ice crystals that appear fibrous and silky.
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CIRRUS

A principal cloud type present at high altitudes above 18,000 feet and composed of ice crystals.
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CIRRUS

A principal cloud type present at high altitudes above 18,000 feet and composed of ice crystals.
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Cirrus

A principal cloud type present at high altitudes, generally above 7000 metres, and composed of ice crystals. Cirrus comes from the Latin term for 'curl or wisp of hair.'
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cirrus

A structure formed from a cluster or tuft of fused cilia, constituting one of the sensory or locomotor organs of certain ciliate protozoa. ... Origin: L. A curl ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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cirrus

cirrus (s), cirri (pl) 1. A thin wispy cloud, occurring as narrow bands of tiny ice particles, that forms at the highest and coldest point of the cloud region. 2. A slender tentacle with sensory or locomotive function, or a part resembling one. 3. A filament or slender appendage serving as a foot, tentacle, barbel, etc. 4. The male copula...
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Cirrus

filament-lie projections that are sometimes present on the head, fins, nape, nostril, lateral line, etc. of some species.
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CIRRUS

High clouds, usually above 18,000 feet, composed of ice crystals.
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Cirrus

High clouds, usually above 18,000 feet, composed of ice crystals and appearing in the form of white, delicate filaments or white or mostly white patches or narrow bands.
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Cirrus

One of the three basic cloud forms (the others are cumulus and stratus). It is also one of the three
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CIRRUS

One of the three basic cloud forms (the others are cumulus and stratus). It is also one of the three high cloud types. Cirrus are thin, wispy clouds composed of ice crystals and often appear as veil patches or strands. In the mid-latitudes, cloud bases are usually found between 20,000 to 30,000 feet, and it is the highest cloud that forms in the sk...
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Cirrus

singular of cirri (see above)
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