magnetic bottle
magnetic bottle magnetic bottle n. (Physics) Any configuration of magnetic fields used to contain a plasma during controlled thermonuclear reactions. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • magnetic bottle — ☆ magnetic bottle n. Physics a geometric configuration whose extent is outlined by magnetic lines of force that will confine a hot plasma, and, in thermonuclear reactors, keep it away from the walls of the chambers …   English World dictionary

  • magnetic bottle — noun container consisting of any configuration of magnetic fields used to contain a plasma during controlled thermonuclear reactions • Hypernyms: ↑container • Part Holonyms: ↑tokamak * * * noun : a magnetic field for confining plasma for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnetic bottle — Physics. a magnetic field so shaped that it can confine a plasma: used in a proposed design for fusion reactors. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • magnetic bottle — /mægˌnɛtɪk ˈbɒtl/ (say mag.netik botl) noun any configuration of magnetic fields used to contain a plasma in controlled plasma reaction experiments …   Australian English dictionary

  • Magnetic mirror — A magnetic mirror is a magnetic field configuration where the field strength changes when moving along a field line. The mirror effect results in a tendency for charged particles to bounce back from the high field region. Charged particles with a …   Wikipedia

  • magnetic mirror — Physics. a region in a magnetic bottle where the magnetic field increases abruptly, causing charged particles that enter it to be reflected. [1890 95] * * * ▪ physics       static magnetic field that, within a localized region, has a shape such… …   Universalium

  • magnetic mirror — noun : a magnetic field that confines a plasma (as in nuclear fusion) by reflecting ions of the plasma back toward the main plasma concentration * * * Physics. a region in a magnetic bottle where the magnetic field increases abruptly, causing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnetic mirror — /mægˌnɛtɪk ˈmɪrə/ (say mag.netik miruh) noun a configuration of magnetic flux density which reflects charged particles used in a magnetic bottle …   Australian English dictionary

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