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plasmapause

[plaz-muh-pawz] /ˈplæz məˌpɔz/
noun, Astronomy
1.
the boundary of the plasmasphere, where the particle density decreases very rapidly.
Origin of plasmapause
1965-1970
1965-70; plasma + pause
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