mesopeak

/mez"euh peek', mes"-, mee"zeuh-, -seuh-/, n.
the level of maximum temperature in the mesophere, at an altitude of about 30 mi. (48 km).
[MESO- + PEAK1]

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Universalium. 2010.

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