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scud

Meteorol
a. a formation of low fractostratus clouds driven by a strong wind beneath rain-bearing clouds
b. a sudden shower or gust of wind
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scud

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(meteorology)
Ragged low clouds, usually stratus fractus; most often applied when such clouds are moving rapidly beneath a layer of nimbostratus.
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scud

Small patches of low clouds below a heavy overcast.
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