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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o′zone hole`(n.)

  1. any part of the ozone layer that has become depleted by atmospheric pollution, resulting in excess ultraviolet radiation passing through the atmosphere.

    Category: Meteorology

Origin of ozone hole:

1985–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ozone hole(noun)

    an area of the ozone layer (near the poles) that is seasonally depleted of ozone

Wiktionary

  1. ozone hole(Noun)

    A region of the stratosphere over Antarctica (and a smaller one over the Arctic) that is depleted of ozone in the local spring.

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