Kennelly-Heaviside layer

/ken"l ee hev"ee suyd'/. Physics.
See E layer.
[1920-25; named after Arthur Edwin Kennelly (1861-1939), U.S. electrical engineer, and O. HEAVISIDE]

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  • Heaviside layer — (also Heaviside–Kennelly layer) noun another name for E layer. Origin early 20th cent.: named after the English physicist Oliver Heaviside and the American engineer Arthur E. Kennelly …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Kennelly — is a surname and may refer to:* Ardyth Kennelly, American novelist * Arthur Edwin Kennelly, American engineer * Barbara B. Kennelly, Connecticut Representative * Brendan Kennelly, Irish poet and novelist * Keala Kennelly, American surfer * Martin …   Wikipedia

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