adjective see mesosphere

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  • mesospheric — See mesosphere. * * * …   Universalium

  • mesospheric — adjective Of or pertaining to the mesosphere …   Wiktionary

  • mesospheric — adj. of the mesosphere (layer of the atmosphere between the ionosphere and the exosphere) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mesospheric — adjective see mesosphere * * * mesospherˈic / sferˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑meso …   Useful english dictionary

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