Definition of 'ozone layer'
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Nor will they help much if most of the spray is going into the ozone layer rather than your lungs. The Sun (2017)When these chemicals reach the stratosphere they help to destroy the ozone layer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What proof was there that the ozone layer was thinning? The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)The hole in the ozone layer is now thought to be repairing itself. The Sun (2013)In fact the "firing line" that is the ozone layer is a deep one. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)And the problem is growing worse as the ozone layer is depleted. The Sun (2010)Why is the ozone layer thinning? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)It's bad for the ozone layer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Carbon is said to damage the ozone layer which protects the Earth from radiation. The Sun (2009)By the way, what did happen to the ozone layer? Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are further reasons for hoping that the ozone layer doesn't thin much more. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)There should be a leaflet with the inhaler showing you how to make sure the treatment goes into your lungs rather than the ozone layer. The Sun (2010)The ozone layer is healing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Because the ozone layer and the Antarctic are so remote it is difficult to comprehend the damage being done to the atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But all skin cancers are becoming more common because of the thinning of the ozone layer, exposing us all to more sunlight. The Sun (2008)He stressed that this apparent advantage was far outweighed by the negative impact of the depleted ozone layer on humans, plants and animals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Thus simply because the Earth has an ozone layer, the stratosphere tends to warm with altitude. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)A definite objectivity is needed in such issues -- if the ozone layer is being destroyed then we must do something about it. After Thatcher (1989)No more smog in LA - fewer holes in the ozone layer. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'ozone layer'
British English: ozone layer /ˈəʊzəʊn ˈleɪə/ NOUN
The ozone layer is the area high above the Earth's surface that protects living things from the harmful effects of the sun.
...the hole in the ozone layer.
- American English: ozone layer
- Arabic: طَبْقَةُ الْأُوزُونِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: camada de ozônio
- Chinese: 臭氧层
- Croatian: ozonski sloj
- Czech: ozónová vrstva
- Danish: ozonlag
- Dutch: ozonlaag
- European Spanish: capa de ozono
- Finnish: otsonikerros
- French: couche d’ozone
- German: Ozonschicht
- Greek: στοιβάδα του όζοντος
- Italian: strato di ozono
- Japanese: オゾン層
- Korean: 오존층
- Norwegian: ozonlag
- Polish: powłoka ozonowa
- European Portuguese: camada de ozono
- Romanian: strat de ozon
- Russian: озоновый слой
- Spanish: capa de ozono
- Swedish: ozonlager
- Thai: ชั้นก๊าซโอโซนล้อมรอบโลก
- Turkish: ozon tabakası
- Ukrainian: озоновий шар
- Vietnamese: tầng Ozon
Definition of ozone layer from the Collins English Dictionary
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