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TOC 5 

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TO 2 

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octa cota otca toca ctoa tcoa ocat coat oact aoct caot acot otac toac oatc aotc taoc atoc ctao tcao cato acto taco atco

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Definitions and meaning of octa


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  • okta


See octa-.


octa (plural octas)

  1. (meteorology) The proportion of the sky that is obscured by clouds, in eighths (one octa means that one eighth of the sky is obscured, two octas that one quarter is obscured, and so on).
    • 1935, Indian Science News Association, Science and Culture, Indian Science News Association, Page 93
      It has been shown that most of the flood-rainy days are associatied with 6-8 'octa ScFb, CuSc in the morning and CuSc, ScFb with or without Cb in the afternoon of the previous day.
    • 1994, Commission of the European Communities / R. Dogniaux (Ed.), Prediction of Solar Radiation in Areas With a Specific Microclimate, Kluwer Academic Publishers, →ISBN, Page 23
      This method does not give any information on the distribution of clouds in the sky dome. But it presents the advantage of an objective method by eliminating the source of error due to personal appreciation of the fraction of the sky covered by clouds, as is the case in the classical climatorlogical observation of the cloudiness expressed in octa (N = 0 corresponding to cloudless sky and N = 8, to overcast sky in this scale).
    • 1998, Ralf Koppmann and Jochen Rudolph, Atmospheric Measurements During Popcorn: Characterisation of the Photochemistry Over a Rural Area, Springer, Page 169
      In Figure 4 we compare the photolysis frequencies of different processes in scatter plots, including all measurements from the field campaign over a variety of meteorological conditions (χ = 40-90°, 296-380 DU total ozone, 0-8 octa cloud cover, 9-35 °C ambient temperature).


  • ATOC, CATO, Cato, Cota, TACO, coat, taco



octa f (plural octes)

  1. (meteorology) octa

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a unit of cloud-cover, one-eighth sky.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)