how to pronounce cirrus


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cirrus is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cirrus in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… daylight if there's thin cirrus clouds …”

meanings of cirrus


  1. A thin tendril-like appendage.
  2. A principal high-level cloud type characterised by white, delicate filaments or wisps, of white (or mostly white) patches, or of narrow bands, found at an altitude of above 7000 metres.
  3. A tendril.

cirrus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cirrus occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cirrus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cirrus can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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