ionosonde

noun

ion·​o·​sonde
īˈänəˌsänd
: a device for determining and recording the heights of ionized layers in the ionosphere by shortwaves reflected from them

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary iono- (as in ionosphere) + sonde

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“Ionosonde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ionosonde. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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