HyperDic: ozone_layer

English > 1 sense of the expression ozone layer:
NOUNobjectozone layer, ozonospherea layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sun
English > ozone layer: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sun.
Synonymozonosphere
Part ofstratosphereThe atmospheric layer between the troposphere and the mesosphere
Partsozone holeAn area of the ozone layer (near the poles) that is seasonally depleted of ozone
BroaderlayerA relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
Spanishcapa de ozono, ozonosfera
Catalancapa d'ozó, ozonosfera

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