noun. the lowest atmospheric layer; from 4 to 11 miles high (depending on latitude).
- natural object
- troposphère (French)
Example sentences of the word troposphere
* contains gases from troposphere but fewer of them
2. Noun, singular or mass
Temperature change with elevation is mostly felt by us in the troposphere, but it continues as you move into other atmospheric laters.
The troposphere extends to a distance of 14 to 18 kilometers (8.6 to 11.2 miles) above the ground and merges into the tropopause, a buffer between that layer and the next, which is the stratosphere.
4. Existential there
The troposphere is the layer of Earth's atmosphere that meteorologists watch most closely because it's where weather happens.