Definition of Magnetopause

1. Noun. the boundary between the Earth's magnetosphere and the sun's plasma ¹



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Definition of Magnetopause

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magnetopause

magnetometers
magnetometery
magnetometric
magnetometries
magnetometry
magnetomotive
magnetomotive force
magnetomotive force unit
magnetomotor
magneton
magnetons
magnetooptical
magnetooptics
magnetooscillation
magnetooscillations
magnetopause (current term)
magnetopauses
magnetophonon
magnetophonons
magnetophoreses
magnetophoresis
magnetophoretic
magnetophosphene
magnetophosphenes
magnetophotonic
magnetoplasma
magnetoplasmadynamic
magnetoplasmaron
magnetoplasmarons
magnetoplasmas

Literary usage of Magnetopause

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1. Plasma Physics Of The Local Cosmos by National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Solar and Space Physics (2004)
"As open field lines formed during magnetopause reconnection are transported ... Satellite crossings of the magnetopause have yielded a wealth of data that ..."

2. Galileo, the Tour Guide: A Summary of the Mission to Date edited by Jean H. Aichele (1997)
"The boundary between the magnetosphere and the solar wind is the "magnetopause." A bowshock is formed in the solar wind upstream from the magnetopause. ..."

3. Space Radiation Hazards and the Vision for Space Exploration: Report of a by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"... of the interplanetary magnetic field that controls energy transfer at, for example, Earth's magnetopause. Models for Coronal Mass Ejections and Flares ..."

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