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Height and Shape of Clouds (prefix+suffix)

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cirro
high clouds (above 600 m.)
alto
middle - elevation clouds (200-600 m.)
strato
low clouds (below 200 m.)
nimbo
clouds are dark and so full of water that sunlight can't penetrate them
stratus
smooth, even sheets or layers at low altitudes
cumulus
puffy, white clouds, often with flat bases
cirrus
high, thin, white, feathery clouds made of ice crystals