F layer


: the highest and most densely ionized regular layer of the ionosphere occurring at night within the F region

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of F layer was in 1928

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“F layer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/F%20layer. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

F layer

: the highest and most highly charged layer of the ionosphere
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