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substratosphere

[suhb-strat-uh-sfeer]
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noun (not used technically)
  1. the upper troposphere.
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Origin of substratosphere

First recorded in 1915–20; sub- + stratosphere
Related formssub·strat·o·spher·ic [suhb-strat-uh-sfer-ik, -sfeer-] /ˌsʌb stræt əˈsfɛr ɪk, -ˈsfɪər-/, adjective
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Related Words for substratosphere

pressure, air, envelope, sky, troposphere, heavens, substratosphere

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Historical Examples of substratosphere

  • It hadn't looked so big from the substratosphere in Alexander's ship, but down here close to the ground it was enormous.

    The Lani People

    J. F. Bone