Definition of 'stratosphere'
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Unless they find another stratosphere of performance they can expect humiliation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When these chemicals reach the stratosphere they help to destroy the ozone layer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many of them were in a different stratosphere, worth millions through business or inheritance or both. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Within the stratosphere, temperatures increase with altitude. Geography Basic Facts (1983)And those high temperatures were mirrored by record cold temperatures in the stratosphere in June. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Manchester City have put themselves into a different stratosphere and a lot of players want to be part of that. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Unusually cold temperatures in the stratosphere over the Arctic have caused record damage to the ozone layer in the region. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He has kept his academic links as his TV career has taken him into a different stratosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2013)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)While you may not reach the financial stratosphere, your enthusiasm, stamina and sound business sense suggest that you can become reasonably rich. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Because I sat with him and he invested in me, it blows it into a different stratosphere. The Sun (2016)
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