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Cirrus meaning

cirrus - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. See under Cloud.
  2. 2. A tendril or clasper.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. The jointed, leglike organs of Cirripedia. See Annelida, and Polychaeta.
  5. 5. The external male organ of trematodes and some other worms, and of certain Mollusca.
  6. 6. A form of cloud spreading in wisps.
  7. 7. A curled or tufted form of cloud.

cirrus - examples of usage

  1. Upon the far horizon rose again the cirrus arc, but with the dark above and the light below. - "Plotting in Pirate Seas", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
  2. But it is time for me to leave the summer cirrus and turn to the tempest- born rain- cloud. - "The Book of Were-Wolves", Sabine Baring-Gould.
  3. You will find the proper names of these things in the reports of the Weather Bureau- cirrus, cumulus, and the like- and charts that will teach by study when to sow and take up crops. - "The Land Of Little Rain", Mary Hunter Austin.
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