Definition of ozonesonde

: a balloon-borne instrument that measures the concentration of ozone at various altitudes and broadcasts the data by radio

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First Known Use of ozonesonde

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ozonesonde

ozone + sonde

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“Ozonesonde.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ozonesonde. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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