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aeronomy

Syllabification: ae·ron·o·my
Pronunciation: /eˈränəmē
 
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Definition of aeronomy in English:

noun

The science of the upper atmosphere, especially those regions where there is significant ionization of gases.
Example sentences
  • Research includes aeronomy and astrophysics, and ocean and climate systems.
  • The National Science Foundation's directorate for geosciences solicits proposals for its aeronomy program.
  • CAVEs use specially designed software for viewing aeronomy models and animations

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