magnetic bottle

noun

: a magnetic field for confining plasma for experiments in nuclear fusion

Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of magnetic bottle was in 1957

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“Magnetic bottle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnetic%20bottle. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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