Definition of airglow in English:

airglow

Syllabification: air·glow
Pronunciation: /ˈe(ə)rˌglō
 
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noun

A glow in the night sky caused by radiation from the upper atmosphere.
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  • Click here to view a movie and narrative by Don Pettit describing some of the airglow he has seen.
  • The orangish arc extending to the left from the aurora is airglow viewed edgewise on the limb of the Earth.
  • There should not be any city lights or other light pollution: the airglow is a faint glow.

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