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cloud

(klowd),
Adjective applied to patients, adults or babies, who spread methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus into their surroundings in excessive nasal secretions resulting from viral upper respiratory infection.
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A wispy altostratus cloud blocks light of the setting sun as seen from the summit of Mount Pisgah.
ALTOSTRATUS 6,000 TO 20,000 FEET A vast grayish sheet of clouds
CIRRUS (HIGH CLOUDS) Cirrus Cirrocumulus Cirrostratus ALTO (MIDDLE-LEVEL CLOUDS) Altocumulus Altostratus LOW CLOUDS Cumulus Stratocumulus Nimbostratus Stratus Given the Latin we already have under our belts, you could guess with unfailing accuracy what the nine types mean.