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plasmapause Line breaks: plasma|pause
Pronunciation: /ˈplazməpɔːz/

Definition of plasmapause in English:


The outer limit of a plasmasphere, marked by a sudden change in plasma density.
Example sentences
  • This suggests that decrease of the radius of the plasmapause is mainly due to rapid and short decreases just after the onset of each substorms.
  • This provides an important comparison for remote sensing plasma mass densities particularly around the plasmapause.
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