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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">In meteorology, a [[departure]] from the usual decrease or increase with [[altitude]] of the  value of an atmospheric property; also, the layer through which this departure occurs (the &ldquo;inversion  layer&rdquo;), or the lowest altitude at which the departure is found (the &ldquo;base of the inversion&rdquo;).</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">In meteorology, a [[departure]] from the usual decrease or increase with [[altitude]] of the  value of an atmospheric property; also, the layer through which this departure occurs (the "inversion  layer"), or the lowest altitude at which the departure is found (the "base of the inversion").</div><br/> </div>
 
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In meteorology, a departure from the usual decrease or increase with altitude of the value of an atmospheric property; also, the layer through which this departure occurs (the "inversion layer"), or the lowest altitude at which the departure is found (the "base of the inversion").


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