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ozone layer

División en sílabas: o·zone lay·er

Definición de ozone layer en inglés:

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A layer in the earth’s stratosphere at an altitude of about 6.2 miles (10 km) containing a high concentration of ozone, which absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation reaching the earth from the sun.
Example sentences
  • In the absence of the ozone layer harmful ultraviolet radiation is able to reach the surface of the Earth in higher doses.
  • The ozone layer is extremely important as it strongly absorbs the ultraviolet radiation from the Sun.
  • It is possible that the increase in carbon dioxide will saturate the earth's oceans, causing damage to the ozone layer.

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