electrojet

noun

elec·​tro·​jet i-ˈlek-trə-ˌjet How to pronounce electrojet (audio)
: a concentration of atmospheric electric current found in the regions of strong auroral displays and along the magnetic equator

Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of electrojet was in 1955

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“Electrojet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrojet. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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