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ozonosphere Syllabification: o·zo·no·sphere
Pronunciation: /ōˈzōnəˌsfir/

Definition of ozonosphere in English:


Technical term for ozone layer.
Example sentences
  • The ozone layer or ozonosphere is generally the region in the upper atmosphere between 15-40 km.
  • Some meteorologists have suggested that the ozonosphere serves as a connecting link between enriched solar ultraviolet radiation and subsequent effects on sea-level barometric pressure.

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