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e·lec·tro·jet

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-jĕt′)
n.
A flow of intense electric current that moves from west to east in the ionosphere above the earth's magnetic equator.

electrojet

(ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌdʒɛt)
n
(General Physics) a narrow belt of fast-moving ions in the ionosphere, under the influence of the earth's magnetic field, causing auroral displays

e•lec•tro•jet

(ɪˈlɛk trəˌdʒɛt)

n.
a current of ions in the upper atmosphere that moves with respect to the surface of the earth and causes various auroral phenomena.
[1950–55]
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EZIE would focus on an electric current known as the auroral electrojet, which circles through the atmosphere around 60 to 90 miles above Earth, near the poles.
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Field-aligned current flow associated with intrusion of the substorm-intensified westward electrojet into the evening sector.
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Within the ionosphere, the current is known as the electrojet, which is associated with Earth's auroras and normally circulates at polar latitudes.
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