electrojet

noun
elec·​tro·​jet | \ i-ˈlek-trə-ˌjet How to pronounce electrojet (audio) \

Definition of electrojet

: a concentration of atmospheric electric current found in the regions of strong auroral displays and along the magnetic equator

First Known Use of electrojet

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Electrojet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrojet. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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