Physics. a magnetic field so shaped that it can confine a plasma: used in a proposed design for fusion reactors.
Origin of magnetic bottle
First recorded in 1955–60
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British Dictionary definitions for magnetic bottle
a configuration of magnetic fields for containing plasma
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