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ˈstræt əˌsfɪərstrato·spher·e

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stratospherenoun

    the atmospheric layer between the troposphere and the mesosphere

Wiktionary

  1. stratospherenoun

    Collectively, those layers of the Earth's crust which primarily comprise stratify deposit.

    Etymology: stratum + -o- + sphere

  2. stratospherenoun

    The region of the uppermost atmosphere where temperature increases along with the altitude due to the absorption of solar ultraviolet radiation by ozone. The stratosphere extends from the tropopause (10–15 kilometers) to approximately 50 kilometers, where it is succeeded by the mesosphere.

    Etymology: stratum + -o- + sphere

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  1. Stratosphere

    The stratosphere is the second major layer of Earth's atmosphere, just above the troposphere, and below the mesosphere. It is stratified in temperature, with warmer layers higher up and cooler layers farther down. This is in contrast to the troposphere near the Earth's surface, which is cooler higher up and warmer farther down. The border of the troposphere and stratosphere, the tropopause, is marked by where this inversion begins, which in terms of atmospheric thermodynamics is the equilibrium level. At moderate latitudes the stratosphere is situated between about 10–13 km and 50 km altitude above the surface, while at the poles it starts at about 8 km altitude, and near the equator it may start at altitudes as high as 18 km.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stratosphere in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stratosphere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of stratosphere in a Sentence

  1. Adam Levine:

    We're not dealing with people who are breaking into the stratosphere and becoming huge artists, we're actually dealing with the opposite on the show. And that's an interesting thing to get a look at. I think that it's inspiring to see what people go through personally and then how they apply it musically.

  2. Kevin Rutherford:

    I think internet culture has kind of taken it and really shot it into the stratosphere because you’ve got different memes or vines … you can share all these songs and all these videos and people started bonding over their love of this song.

  3. Ed Warnock:

    We used to believe the stratosphere was flat, without a lot of weather, but it turns out that's not entirely true, the largest waves of wind on the planet go up to the stratosphere.

  4. Jason Furtado:

    In the stratosphere, the polar vortex typically recovers in strength within a couple of weeks of the peak of the event, however, in the troposphere, the effects of the SSW event( e.g., a further south jet stream, cold and stormy weather) can last for up to 8 weeks. So, these events, which can evolve quickly, can have lasting impacts on the winter weather patterns in the troposphere.

  5. Kevin Nealon:

    She so immersed herself in her characters, and her timing was amazing. She got it from some crazy stratosphere, and I was so attracted to that talent in her, and I don't think she ever knew how well respected and admired she was for her talent.

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