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electrojet

[ ih-lek-truh-jet ]
/ ɪˈlɛk trəˌdʒɛt /
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noun Geophysics.
a current of ions existing in the upper atmosphere, moving with respect to the surface of the earth, and causing various auroral phenomena.
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Origin of electrojet

First recorded in 1950–55; electro- + jet1
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British Dictionary definitions for electrojet

electrojet
/ (ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌdʒɛt) /

noun
a narrow belt of fast-moving ions in the ionosphere, under the influence of the earth's magnetic field, causing auroral displays
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