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stratopause

[strat-uh-pawz] /ˈstræt əˌpɔz/
noun, Meteorology
1.
the boundary or transition layer between the stratosphere and mesosphere.
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stratopause

/ˈstrætəˌpɔːz/
noun
1.
(meteorol) the transitional zone of maximum temperature between the stratosphere and the mesosphere
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stratopause
  (strāt'ə-pôz')   
The boundary between the stratosphere and the mesosphere, located at an altitude of about 50 km (31 mi) above the Earth's surface.
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