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magnetic bubble

noun, Computers.
a tiny mobile magnetized area within a magnetic material, the basis of one type of solid-state storage medium (magnetic bubble memory)
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Origin of magnetic bubble
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It basically creates a plasma out of a gas and blows a giant magnetic bubble on which the solar wind pushes.
  • The electron column density in a magnetic bubble after a nuclear detonation in the upper atmosphere.
British Dictionary definitions for magnetic bubble

magnetic bubble

(physics) a small round magnetic domain induced by a magnetic field in a thin film of magnetic material, used in certain types of computer memories
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