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Term: Cap cloud Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: 1. An approximately stationary cloud, or standing cloud, on or hovering above an isolated mountain peak. It is formed by the cooling and condensation in moist air forced up over the peak. (Also called cloud cap.) 2.Same as pileus.  AMSglossary 

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