plasmapause

[ plaz-muh-pawz ]
/ ˈplæz məˌpɔz /

noun Astronomy.

the boundary of the plasmasphere, where the particle density decreases very rapidly.

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Origin of plasmapause

First recorded in 1965–70; plasma + pause
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