magnetic mirror

noun

Definition of magnetic mirror

: a magnetic field that confines a plasma by reflecting ions back toward the main plasma concentration

First Known Use of magnetic mirror

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Magnetic mirror.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnetic%20mirror. Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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