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chemosphere

[kee-muh-sfeer, kem-uh-] /ˈki məˌsfɪər, ˈkɛm ə-/
noun
1.
the region of the atmosphere most characterized by chemical, especially photochemical, activity, starting in the stratosphere and including the mesosphere and perhaps part of the thermosphere.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; chemo- + -sphere
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chemosphere

/ˈkɛməˌsfɪə/
noun
1.
(meteorol) a rare name for thermosphere
Derived Forms
chemospheric (ˌkɛməˈsfɛrɪk) adjective
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