D region

noun

Definition of D region

: the lowest part of the ionosphere occurring approximately between 30 and 55 miles (50 and 90 kilometers) above the surface of the earth

First Known Use of D region

1930, in the meaning defined above

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dregs of wine

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“D region.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/D%20region. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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