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1. cirrus

noun. ['ˈsɪrəs'] a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles).

Synonyms

  • cloud
  • cirrus cloud

Antonyms

  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • cirrus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cirrus

  • actress
  • adenovirus
  • ahasuerus
  • ambassadress
  • andrus
  • arcturus
  • arris
  • barrus
  • beatrice
  • beatrice
  • belarus
  • brontosaurus
  • brontosaurus
  • burrus
  • burruss
  • buttress
  • cedras'
  • cerus
  • chorus
  • citrus

How do you pronounce cirrus?

Pronounce cirrus as ˈsɪrəs.

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Sentences with cirrus


1. Noun, singular or mass
RIngs around the sun are caused by cirrus clouds -- high altitude clouds that form above 30,000 feet.

2. cirrus

noun. ['ˈsɪrəs'] a slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects; often tactile.

Synonyms

  • process
  • appendage

Antonyms

  • fall
  • evolution
  • increment

Etymology

  • cirrus (Latin)

3. cirrus

noun. ['ˈsɪrəs'] usually coiled.

Synonyms

  • tendril

Antonyms

  • devolution
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • cirrus (Latin)
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