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ionopause

[ ahy-on-uh-pawz ]
/ aɪˈɒn əˌpɔz /

noun

the transitional zone between the ionosphere and the mesosphere.

Nearby words

ionizing radiation, iono-, ionogen, ionomer, ionone, ionopause, ionophore, ionophoresis, ionosonde, ionosphere, ionospheric wave

Origin of ionopause

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British Dictionary definitions for ionopause

ionopause

/ (aɪˈɒnəˌpɔːz) /

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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