Stratospheric means high up in the atmosphere. The stratosphere is the layer of the atmosphere that is at the highest altitude.

  • The stratosphere is the layer of the atmosphere that is protected from the sun's radiation.

Definition of stratospheric


Of, relating to, or occurring in the stratosphere.




Unusually or unreasonably high; astronomical.

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Example Sentences for stratospheric

  • 1

    This is the distribution of ozone in the stratosphere.

  • 2

    Does the cooling of the stratosphere also decrease stratospheric ozone

  • 3

    The ozone layer is contained within the stratosphere.

  • 4

    Ozone is helpful up in the stratosphere but unhealthy in the troposhphere.

  • 5

    The most pronounced decrease in ozone has been in the lower stratosphere.

  • 6

    These coagulate with stratospheric aerosols.

  • 7

    It is carried into the stratosphere by rising air in the tropics.

  • 8

    The cloud carried the radioactive contaminants into the stratosphere.

  • 9

    So that altitude is somewhere in the middle of the Stratosphere layer.

  • 10

    However, CFCs are well mixed in the troposphere and the stratosphere.