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Altitude
Height above the earth's surface
Atmosphere
Air that surrounds the earth
Celsius
A thermometer scale of 100 degrees (C)
cycle
A period of time or
an action that repeats itself
evaporate
To change from liquid to vapor
exosphere
The part of the atmosphere that begins to blend into space
expand
to spread out
extend
to stretch out
Fahrenheit
A temperature scale for a thermometer. (212 degrees (F))
ionosphere
A layer of air above the earth, under the exosphere
layer
One thickness or fold
ozone
A gas present in the air.
pressure
Weight or force upon something
pressurized suit
An airtight suit that can be blown up to keep normal pressure.
radiation
Giving out rays of light, heat or electricity
stratosphere
The upper part of the atmosphere, above the troposphere.
transparent
Easily seen through
troposphere
the layer of atmosphere nearest the earth.
ultraviolet
Unseen rays from the sun
vapor
Moisture in the air