castellanus

castellanus

[‚kas·tə′län·əs]
(meteorology)
A cloud species with at least a fraction of its upper part presenting some vertically developed cumuliform protuberances (some of which are more tall than wide) which give the cloud a crenellated or turreted appearance. Previously known as castellatus.
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(Normally, the castle is closed between January 1 and March 31.)The most famous residentThe ceremonial opening of the castle for the summer season takes place on Sunday, April 29, when visitors will be able to spend the day with historical local personality, Zofia Bosniakova (Zsofia Bosznyak), the most famous resident of the castle.There is a new guided tour, and if visitors like it, it will be used for the whole tourist season and on other selected dates, castellanus Katarina Repaova summed up.
Schultz, "Elevated convection and castellanus: ambiguities, significance, and questions," Weather and Forecasting, vol.
Pilots should be attentive for the type known as altocumulus castellanus, which is a form of altocumulus with unusually vertical elements.
Tragopogon castellanus Levier in Leresche & Levier
Such a cloud formation, either Altocumulus Castellanus or Altocumulus of a chaotic sky, are both described as precursors of thundery weather.
Amphithalamus vallei Aguayo & Jaume, 1947 Barleeia rubrooperculata (Castellanus, 1972) Caelatura barcellosi Absalao & Rios, 1995 Caelatura sp.
Of particular interest is Boorman's discussion of Petrucci's possible sources of musical repertoire, beginning with Petrus Castellanus, who was an active partner in preparing the musical material for the press.
'The worst part was pronouncing all the meteorological terms, like altostratus castellanus.'
"Altostratus castellanus," fires back Billie with crisp expertise.
In the case of the Petrucci, where, as the editors explain, they have proceeded from the premise that Petrucci's intention was to present texts free of musical error but not necessarily in conformance with the composer's intentions, the editors of the facsimile have worked towards producing a text free of what at the time would have been considered musical errors, correcting what musical slips Castellanus, Petrucci's house editor, overlooked.