ionosonde

[ ahy-on-uh-sond ]
/ aɪˈɒn əˌsɒnd /

noun

a pulsed radar device used to measure the height of ionospheric layers.

Nearby words

  1. ionomer,
  2. ionone,
  3. ionopause,
  4. ionophore,
  5. ionophoresis,
  6. ionosphere,
  7. ionospheric wave,
  8. ionotropic receptor,
  9. ionotropy,
  10. iontophoresis

Origin of ionosonde

First recorded in 1950–55; iono- + sonde

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