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ionopause

Syllabification: i·on·o·pause
Pronunciation: /īˈänəˌpôz
 
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Definition of ionopause in English:

noun

Astronomy
The upper boundary of the ionosphere of a planet, comet, or other celestial object.
Example sentences
  • The pressure distribution within the magnetic barrier just outside the ionopause of Venus is shown here to be similar to expected solar wind pressure variation.
  • The dayside ionopause and ionosphere are observed to respond dramatically to solar wind pressure variations

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