Heaviside layer


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Heav·i·side layer

 (hĕv′ē-sīd′)
n.

[After Oliver Heaviside (1850-1925), British physicist.]

Heaviside layer

n
(Physical Geography) the E region of the ionosphere. See E region
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Noun1.Heaviside layer - a region of the ionosphere (from 50 to 90 miles up) that reflects radio waves of medium length
ionosphere - the outer region of the Earth's atmosphere; contains a high concentration of free electrons
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A variety of cats introduce themselves to be picked for the Jellicle Choice, selecting which cat will ascend to the Heaviside layer and come back to a new life.
The story explains how, on one special night of the year, all Jellicle Stars of the new Cats production their wise leader, Old Deuteronomy, chooses who goes to the Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a new life.
The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice" and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
Cats is the story, told exclusively through singing, of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as 'the Jellicle choice', where they decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
In the meanwhile, a hearty yudikutkut as you spend eternity in the heaviside layer.