Electrojet definition

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A flow of intense electric current that moves from west to east in the ionosphere above the earth's magnetic equator.
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A narrow, high-velocity stream of electric energy that girdles the earth in the ionosphere above the magnetic equator and near the auroral displays.
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An electric current that travels around the E region of the Earth's ionosphere.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
electrojet
Plural:
electrojets

Origin of electrojet

  • electro– jet (stream)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • electro- +‎ jet

    From Wiktionary