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F layer(n.)

  1. the highest radio-reflective region of the ionosphere, at an altitude of ab. 80 mi. (130 km).

    Category: Physics

Origin of F layer:

1925–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Appleton layer, F layer, F region(noun)

    the highest region of the ionosphere (from 90 to 600 miles up) which contains the highest concentration of free electrons and is most useful for long-range radio transmission

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