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

Origin of substratosphere

First recorded in 1915–20; sub- + stratosphere

Other words from substratosphere

  • sub·strat·o·spher·ic [suhb-strat-uh-sfer-ik, -sfeer-], /ˌsʌb stræt əˈsfɛr ɪk, -ˈsfɪər-/, adjective

Words Nearby substratosphere Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use substratosphere in a sentence

  • 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