ionopause

[ahy-on-uh-pawz]

noun

the transitional zone between the ionosphere and the mesosphere.

Nearby words

  1. ionizing radiation,
  2. iono-,
  3. ionogen,
  4. ionomer,
  5. ionone,
  6. ionophore,
  7. ionophoresis,
  8. ionosonde,
  9. ionosphere,
  10. ionospheric wave

Origin of ionopause


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British Dictionary definitions for ionopause

ionopause

noun

the transitional zone in the atmosphere between the ionosphere and the exosphere, about 644 km (400 miles) from the earth's surface
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