- The ozone layer is the layer of air around the earth that helps to regulate the temperature.
An example of the ozone layer is what is being hurt by global warming.
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ozone layer - Cultural Definition
- The ozone layer absorbs harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun and is thus very important to the health of human beings and other life forms on Earth. The Earth's ozone layer could be at risk because of the action of chlorofluorocarbons, but international treaties have banned the production of these chemicals. The ozone layer is expected to return to normal in a few decades. (See ozone hole.)
ozone layer - Science Definition
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