magnetopause

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magnetopause

(mag-nee -toh-pawz) See magnetosphere.
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magnetopause

[mag′nēd·ə‚pȯz]
(geophysics)
A boundary that marks the transition from the earth's magnetosphere to the interplanetary medium.
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