magneto hydrodynamic


noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of physics that deals with the motion of electrically conductive fluids, especially plasmas, in magnetic fields. Abbreviation: MHD

1945–50; magneto- + hydrodynamics

magnetohydrodynamic, adjective
magnetohydrodynamically, adverb Unabridged
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magnetohydrodynamics (mæɡˌniːtəʊˌhaɪdrəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks)
1.  the study of the behaviour of conducting fluids, such as liquid metals or plasmas, in magnetic fields
2.  the generation of electricity by subjecting a plasma to a magnetic field and collecting the deflected free electrons

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