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Related to stratopause: mesopause
The boundary or zone of transition separating the stratosphere and the mesosphere; it marks a reversal of temperature change with altitude.
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The upper boundary of the stratosphere and the one dividing the stratosphere from the mesosphere. See stratosphere.
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