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A magnetic field used to confine plasma, as during nuclear fusion.
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(Nuclear Physics) a configuration of magnetic fields for containing plasma
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|Noun||1.||magnetic bottle - container consisting of any configuration of magnetic fields used to contain a plasma during controlled thermonuclear reactions|
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
tokamak - a doughnut-shaped chamber used in fusion research; a plasma is heated and confined in a magnetic bottle
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