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stratosphere (ˈstrætəˌsfɪə Pronunciation for stratosphere



  1. the atmospheric layer lying between the troposphere and the mesosphere, in which temperature generally increases with height

Derived Forms

stratospheric (ˌstrætəˈsfɛrɪk Pronunciation for stratospheric , ˌstratoˈspherical adjective

Example Sentences Including 'stratosphere'

She launched herself into the attack with a mighty hit which sent the ball soaring into the stratosphere.
Secombe, Fred Goodbye Curate
We bought the house four years ago when already real estate in the Bay Area was shooting towards the stratosphere fuelled by Silicon Valley.
Stuart Harrison BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
When on summer nights the Borealis drooped its color on the stratosphere , they would be there.
Clive Barker SACRAMENT (2001)


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