[mag-nee-tuh-teyl] /mægˈni təˌteɪl/
the narrow and elongated region of the magnetosphere of the earth or of another planet that extends in the direction away from the sun.
The elongated extension of the Earth’s magnetosphere on the side facing away from the Sun. The magnetotail is shaped by the pressure of the solar wind as it streams around the magnetosphere, compressing it on the side facing the Sun and stretching it on the opposite side into a long, taillike shape trailing far into interplanetary space. See more at magnetosphere.
[mag-nee-toh-tak-sis] /mægˌni toʊˈtæk sɪs/ noun, Biology. 1. movement or orientation of an organism in response to a magnetic field.
[mag-nee-toh-thur-moh-i-lek-tris-i-tee, -ee-lek-] /mægˈni toʊˌθɜr moʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi lɛk-/ noun, Physics. 1. induced or affected by a magnetic field.
[mag-ni-tron] /ˈmæg nɪˌtrɒn/ noun, Electronics. 1. a two-element vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons is under the influence of an external magnetic field, used to generate extremely short radio waves. /ˈmæɡnɪˌtrɒn/ noun 1. an electronic valve with two coaxial electrodes used with an applied magnetic field to generate high-power microwave oscillations, esp for […]
noun 1. a public school with special programs and instruction that are not available elsewhere in a school district and that are specially designed to draw students from throughout a district, especially to aid in desegregation. noun 1. a school that provides a focus on one subject area throughout its curriculum in order to attract, […]