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exoatmospheric

Syllabification: ex·o·at·mos·pher·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌeksōˌatməˈsfi(ə)rik, ˌeksōˌatməˈsferik
 
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Definition of exoatmospheric in English:

adjective

Operating or taking place outside the atmosphere.
Example sentences
  • They consist of an exoatmospheric kill vehicle integrated with a booster that launches it into space.
  • As a ground-based, high-altitude weapon system, it will use exoatmospheric and endoatmospheric hit-to-kill interceptors to destroy missiles.
  • Its emphasis is on the exoatmospheric ascent phase for intercept.

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