Definition of aeronomy in English:



  • The science of the upper atmosphere, especially those regions where there is significant ionization of gases.

    ‘Research includes aeronomy and astrophysics, and ocean and climate systems.’
    • ‘The National Science Foundation's directorate for geosciences solicits proposals for its aeronomy program.’
    • ‘CAVEs use specially designed software for viewing aeronomy models and animations’
    • ‘The key to understanding the aeronomy of Titan's upper atmosphere is a cross-discipline approach.’
    • ‘Investigations on geomagnetism and aeronomy are carried out by the Aeronomy Department.’



/eˈränəmē/ /ɛˈrɑnəmi/