2. Adjective. (context: by extension) unusually or unreasonably high ¹
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Definition of Stratospheric
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Literary usage of Stratospheric
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1. Access EPA: Clearinghouses and Hotlines (1994)
"129) Project Officer: David Lee Hours: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday Time Zone: Eastern Subject Emphasis: stratospheric ..."
2. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"3.2 stratospheric ozone depletion Commitments In response to calls ... international co-operation to address the threat of stratospheric ozone depletion, ..."
3. Thinking Strategically: The Appropriate Use of Metrics for the Climate by National Research Council (2005)
"... chlorine atoms can catalyze the conversion of stratospheric ozone to 02,25 Rowland and Molina concluded that an increase in the chlorine content of the ..."
4. Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety: Proceedings of the First International edited by T. J. Casadevall (1995)
"stratospheric temperature change from the Mt. Agung volcanic eruption of 1963: Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, v. 27, p. ..."