Definition of Thermosphere

1. Noun. The atmospheric layer between the mesosphere and the exosphere.

Generic synonyms: Layer
Group relationships: Atmosphere



Definition of Thermosphere

1. Noun. layer of the Earth's atmosphere directly above the mesosphere and directly below the exosphere ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thermosphere

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thermosphere

thermosensitive
thermosensitively
thermosensitivities
thermosensitivity
thermosensor
thermosensors
thermosensory
thermoses
thermoset
thermosets
thermosetting
thermosetting compositions
thermosetting resin
thermosolutal
thermosonimetry
thermosphere (current term)
thermospheres
thermospheric
thermospray
thermosprays
thermostabile
thermostabilities
thermostability
thermostable
thermostable enzyme
thermostable opsonin
thermostable opsonin test
thermostat
thermostated
thermostatic

Literary usage of Thermosphere

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1. Planet Earth by David Steward (2002)
"600 80 < 16 0 Layers of the Atmosphere thermosphere Mesosphere Stratosphere Troposphere Gas ... the thermosphere absorb X rays and gamma rays from the Sun, ..."

2. Plasma Physics Of The Local Cosmos by National Academies Press, National Academy of Sciences (U.S., National Research Council (U.S.), United States, Committee on Solar and Space Physics (2004)
"... a mechanical and electromagnetic coupling from the thermosphere to the ionosphere and the magnetosphere. RADIATION-PLASMA INTERACTIONS Most of the ..."

3. The Nature of Ore Deposits by Richard Beck (1905)
"But in the thermosphere. which also has quite a high temperature, the springs, he thinks, would have sufficient opportunity to leach from the rocks the ..."

4. The Genesis of Ore Deposits by František Pošepný (1902)
"they have traversed a thermosphere. With equal heat and pressure, I am convinced, they would get as much metal from our more basic rocks here at the surface ..."

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