sporadic E layer


: a layer of ionization occurring irregularly within the E region of the ionosphere

Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sporadic E layer was in 1949

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“Sporadic E layer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sporadic%20E%20layer. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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