Science CH 8 Clouds

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Science CH 8 Clouds
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2015-02-18 10:28:06
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Science CH 8, Abeka grade 8
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  1. an airplane's artificial clouds
    contrail
  2. flat, gray layer of heavy clouds not far above the ground; name means
    "to extend" or "to stretch"
    stratus
  3. Cloud name means "heaps of curls"?
    cirrocumulus
  4. lens-shaped (almond) cloud
    lenticular
  5. thunderstorm clouds
    cumulonimbus
  6. white and billowy cloud that resembles a pile of cotton balls
    cumulus
  7. the most common type of high-level cloud
    cirrus
  8. mid-level clouds
    nimbostratus
  9. high-level cloud
    cirrostratus
  10. fog found along the slopes of mountains
    upslope fog
  11. mixture of smoke and fog
    smog
  12. thick, brownish haze that results form complex molecules released into the air by vehicles and some factories and plants
    photochemical smog
  13. fog formed when warm, humid breeze blows over a cold surface
    advection fog
  14. fog formed when ground cools at night while the air is still moist
    radiation fog

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