magnetic bottle

Physics. a magnetic field so shaped that it can confine a plasma: used in a proposed design for fusion reactors.

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magnetic bottle
a configuration of magnetic fields for containing plasma

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But before break-even could be achieved, unexpected instabilities set in, causing the magnetic bottle to spring leaks.
In addition, the detector could be placed inside a magnetic bottle to screen out magnetic noise.
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