magnetic bottle


noun

Physics. a magnetic field so shaped that it can confine a plasma: used in a proposed design for fusion reactors.

Nearby words

  1. magnetar,
  2. magnetic,
  3. magnetic amplifier,
  4. magnetic anomaly,
  5. magnetic bearing,
  6. magnetic bubble,
  7. magnetic character reader,
  8. magnetic chart,
  9. magnetic circuit,
  10. magnetic coefficient

Origin of magnetic bottle

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for magnetic bottle

magnetic bottle

noun

a configuration of magnetic fields for containing plasma
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