But her iconic turn in Clueless sent the MTV darling into the stratosphere.
From some vantage points, the stratosphere on the strip is visible, but it feels light years away.
However, once she arrives at the bridge, her voice soars into the stratosphere.
But this is the kind of role, both manly and emotional, that launches an actor into the stratosphere.
Investing in a career could help launch it into the stratosphere.
From the stratosphere he had seen hundreds of similar cities.
This idea of denizens of the stratosphere has attacked the popular imagination.
Once in the comfort of their cabin they doffed their stratosphere suits with all possible speed.
Suppose you do encounter some intelligence in the stratosphere?
For Kress was to land right here when, and if, he had conquered the stratosphere.
1909, from French stratosphère, literally "sphere of layers," coined by French meteorologist Léon-Philippe Teisserenc de Bort (1855-1913) from Latin stratus "a spreading out" (from past participle stem of sternere "to spread out;" see structure (n.)) + French -sphère, as in atmosphère. The region where the temperature increases or remains steady as you go higher. [An earlier stratosphere, attested in English 1908 and coined in German 1901, was a geological term for part of the Earth's crust. It is now obsolete.]
The region of the Earth's atmosphere extending from the tropopause to about 50 km (31 mi) above the Earth's surface. The stratosphere is characterized by the presence of ozone gas (in the ozone layer) and by temperatures which rise slightly with altitude, due to the absorption of ultraviolet radiation. See also exosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, troposphere., See illustration at atmosphere.