ionospheric
adjective see ionosphere

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ionospheric — ionosphere ► NOUN ▪ the layer of the atmosphere above the mesosphere, which contains a high concentration of ions and electrons and is able to reflect radio waves. DERIVATIVES ionospheric adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • ionospheric — See ionosphere. * * * …   Universalium

  • ionospheric — adjective Of or pertaining to the ionosphere …   Wiktionary

  • ionospheric — adj. of or pertaining to the ionosphere, pertaining to a part of the outer atmosphere which contains large amounts of ions and free electrons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ionospheric — ion·o·spher·ic …   English syllables

  • ionospheric — adjective see ionosphere …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ionospheric absorption — (or ISAB) is the scientific name for absorption occurring as a result of the interaction between various types of electromagnetic waves and the free electrons in the ionosphere, which can interfere with radio transmissions.DescriptionIonosphere… …   Wikipedia

  • Ionospheric reflection — Ionospheric reflection: Of electromagnetic waves propagating in the ionosphere, a redirection, i.e., bending by a complex process involving reflection and refraction of the waves back toward the Earth. Note: The amount of bending depends on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ionospheric sounding — In telecommunication and radio science, an ionospheric sounding is a technique that provides real time data on high frequency ionospheric dependent radio propagation, using a basic system consisting of a synchronized transmitter and receiver. The …   Wikipedia

  • Ionospheric heater — An ionospheric heater is an array of antennas which are used for heating the ionosphere, and which can create artificial aurora borealis. Current facilities The United States has three ionospheric heating facilities: the HAARP, the HIPAS, near… …   Wikipedia

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