ozonosphere

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o·zo·no·sphere

 (ō-zō′nə-sfîr′)
o·zo′no·spher′ic (-sfîr′ĭk, -sfĕr′-), o·zo′no·spher′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

ozonosphere

(əʊˈzəʊnəˌsfɪə; -ˈzɒnə-)
n
(Physical Geography) another name for ozone layer

o′zone lay`er


n.
the layer of the upper atmosphere where most atmospheric ozone is concentrated, from about 8 to 30 mi. (12 to 48 km) above the earth.
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Noun1.ozonosphere - a layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sunozonosphere - a layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sun
layer - a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
ozone hole - an area of the ozone layer (near the poles) that is seasonally depleted of ozone
stratosphere - the atmospheric layer between the troposphere and the mesosphere