Mesopeak



[mez-uh-peek, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˈmɛz əˌpik, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-/

noun
1.
the level of maximum temperature in the mesophere, at an altitude of about 30 miles (48 km).

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