mesopause

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mes·o·pause

 (mĕz′ə-pôz′, mĕs′-)
n.
An atmospheric area about 80 kilometers (50 miles) above the earth's surface, forming the upper boundary of the mesosphere.

mesopause

(ˈmɛsəʊˌpɔːz)
n
(Physical Geography) meteorol the zone of minimum temperature between the mesosphere and the thermosphere

mes•o•pause

(ˈmɛz əˌpɔz, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-)

n.
the top of the mesosphere, determined by the appearance of a temperature minimum near an altitude of 50 mi. (80 km).
[1945–50]
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