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cumulus cloud

in atmospheric chemistry
Detached, dense clouds with a dome-shaped upper surface with sharp-edged, rounded protuberances and a nearly horizontal base; 6006000 m or more; convective motion with rising, large bubbles of warm air with vertical speeds of 15 m s −1.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167 (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2180
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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