mesopeak


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mesopeak:

see atmosphereatmosphere
[Gr.,=sphere of air], the mixture of gases surrounding a celestial body with sufficient gravity to maintain it. Although some details about the atmospheres of other planets and satellites are known, only the earth's atmosphere has been well studied, the science of
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mesopeak

[′me·zō‚pēk]
(meteorology)
The temperature maximum at about 30 miles (50 kilometers) in the mesosphere.