ozonosphere[ō zō′nə sfir′]
ozonosphere definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: ; from ozone plush -sphere
ozonosphere definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- o·zoˌno·spherˈic , o·zoˌno·spherˈi·cal adjective
ozonosphere - Science Definition
Variant of ozone layer
the atmospheric layer within the stratosphere, extending from a height of c. 15 to c. 30 km (c. 9 to c. 18 mi) and having a heavy concentration of ozone: it absorbs dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the sun and serves to maintain the temperature of the atmosphere