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tropopause

noun tro·po·pause \ˈtrō-pə-ˌpz, ˈträ-\

Definition of TROPOPAUSE

:  the region at the top of the troposphere; also :  a comparable layer of a celestial body

Origin of TROPOPAUSE

International Scientific Vocabulary troposphere + pause
First Known Use: 1918

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