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ionospheric disturbance
1. An abnormal variation of the ion density in part of the ionosphere, commonly caused by solar flares.
2. A temporal variation in electron concentration in the ionosphere which is caused by solar activity and that makes the heights of the ionosphere layers go beyond the normal limits for a location, date, and time of day.
This entry is located in the following units: ion, ion- + (page 9) sphero-, spher-, -sphere- (page 9)