magnetocaloric effect

[mag-nee-toh-kuh-lawr-ik, -lor-]

noun Physics.

an increase or decrease of the temperature of a thermally isolated magnetic substance accompanying an increase or decrease in the intensity of a magnetic field.

Origin of magnetocaloric effect

First recorded in 1920–25; magneto- + caloric
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