E layer


noun

the radio-reflective ionospheric layer of maximum electron density, normally found at an altitude between 60 and 75 miles (100 and 120 km).

Origin of E layer

First recorded in 1930–35


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British Dictionary definitions for e layer

E layer

noun

another name for E region
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Science definitions for e layer

E layer

See E region.
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