adjective see troposphere

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tropospheric — troposphere ► NOUN ▪ the lowest region of the atmosphere, extending from the earth s surface to a height of about 6 10 km (the lower boundary of the stratosphere). DERIVATIVES tropospheric adjective. ORIGIN from Greek tropos turning …   English terms dictionary

  • tropospheric — See troposphere. * * * …   Universalium

  • tropospheric — adjective of, or relating to, the troposphere …   Wiktionary

  • tropospheric — adj. pertaining to the lowest layer of the atmosphere in which weather phenomena are seen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tropospheric — tro·po·spher·ic …   English syllables

  • tropospheric — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|sfirik, fer adjective : of, relating to, or occurring in the troposphere * * * tropospherˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tropo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tropospheric scatter — (or troposcatter) is the scattering of distant TV and FM radio stations by the troposphere so that they travel farther than the line of sight. This effect sometimes allows reception of stations up to a hundred miles away.The phenomenon has been… …   Wikipedia

  • Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer — or TES is a satellite instrument designed to measure the state of the earth s troposphere. It is an infrared Fourier Transform spectrometer and provides key data for studying tropospheric chemistry, troposphere biosphere interaction, and… …   Wikipedia

  • tropospheric scatter — ☆ tropospheric scatter n. scattering in the earth s troposphere, used in scatter communication at VHF and UHF for ranges beyond line of sight …   English World dictionary

  • Tropospheric ozone — [ thumb|Seasonal average concentrations of tropospheric ozone in Dobson units over the period 1979 to 2000. In June to August photochemical ozone production causes very high concentrations over the East Coast of the USA and China.] Ozone (O3) is… …   Wikipedia

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