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stratosphere

strat·o·sphere

stratosphere

 
pronunciation:
strae t sfir
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a layer of the upper atmosphere that extends from about six to about thirty miles above the earth's surface and has a relatively constant temperature.
definition 2: the highest degree or level, or the greatest amount, as on some scale.
The cost of housing has gone into the stratosphere.
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derivations: stratospheric (adj.), stratospherical (adj.)
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