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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

E layer(n.)

  1. the radio-reflective ionospheric layer of maximum electron density, at an altitude of about 60 mi. (100 km).

    Category: Physics

Origin of E layer:

1930–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Heaviside layer, Kennelly-Heaviside layer, E layer, E region(noun)

    a region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length

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