Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “the mesosphere”

the mesosphere

noun [S]     /ˈmes.əʊ.sfɪər/ US  /ˈmez.oʊ.sfɪr/ specialized
the layer of gases surrounding the Earth at a height of between 50 and 100 kilometres → Compare the exosphere, the ionosphere, the stratosphere, the thermosphere, the troposphereThe Earth and outer space - general words
(Definition of the mesosphere noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of the mesosphere

Translations of “the mesosphere”

Word of the Day

drizzle

to pour liquid slowly over something, especially in a thin line or in small drops

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More