magneto-caloric effect

magnetocaloric effect

[mag-nee-toh-kuh-lawr-ik, -lor-]
noun Physics.
an increase or decrease of the temperature of a thermally isolated magnetic substance accompanying an increase or decrease in the intensity of a magnetic field.

1920–25; magneto- + caloric Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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