Meaning of “the ozone layer” in the English Dictionary

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"ozone layer" in American English

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ozone layernoun [ U ]

us /ˈoʊ·zoʊn ˌleɪ·ər/

a layer of ozone (= a form of oxygen) above the earth that protects the earth from the sun’s ultraviolet light

(Definition of “ozone layer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ozone layer" in Business English

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ozone layernoun [ S ]

uk us

ENVIRONMENT a layer of air high above the Earth that contains ozone (= a form of oxygen) and that prevents harmful light from the sun from reaching the Earth

(Definition of “ozone layer” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)