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Forbush decrease

[fawr-boo sh] /ˈfɔr bʊʃ/
noun, Astronomy
the sudden decrease in the intensity of cosmic rays after an increase in solar activity.
Also called Forbush effect.
after Scott E. Forbush (born 1904), U.S. physicist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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