Pronunciation: (strā'tus, strat'us), [key]
—pl. stra•tiPronunciation: (strā'tī, strat'ī). [key]
a cloud of a class characterized by a gray, horizontal layer with a uniform base, found at a lower altitude than altostratus, usually below 8000 feet (2400 m).
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