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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of, relating to, or designed for use in the second major layer of the mass of air surrounding the earth (extending from about 10 kms to 50 kms above the earth. Also: Extremely high.

Usage examples (34)
  • The territoire replicated in stratospheric Tibet and in the arid west.
  • Clive Black at Shore Capital described the £1. 1bn price tag as "stratospheric".
  • Earlier this week, Clive Black, of Shore Capital, described the price tag as "stratospheric".
  • But it's unlikely cyclists will ever make the kind of stratospheric incomes other athletes see. for more
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