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airglow Line breaks: air|glow
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːɡləʊ/

Definition of airglow in English:


[mass noun]
A glow in the night sky caused by radiation from the upper atmosphere.
Example sentences
  • 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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