Definitions for "Tropopause"
the upper limit of the troposphere.
The boundary between the troposphere and the stratosphere (about 8 km in polar regions and about 15 km in tropical regions), usually characterized by an abrupt change of lapse rate. The regions above the troposphere have increased atmospheric stability than those below. The tropopause marks the vertical limit of most clouds and storms.
The temperature pause marking the top of the troposphere.