magnetopause etymology

English word magnetopause comes from English magneto-, English -pause (Indicative of a pause or discontinuance.)

Detailed word origin of magnetopause

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
magneto- English (eng)
-pause English (eng) Indicative of a pause or discontinuance.
magnetopause English (eng) The boundary between the Earth's magnetosphere and the sun's plasma.

Words with the same origin as magnetopause

Descendants of magneto-
MD MHD MHDD MPDP magnetoabsorption magnetocalorimetry magnetocapillary magnetochiral magnetodynamic magnetofluid magnetometry magnetomotive magnetomotor magnetomyography magnetoresistor magnetoresponsive magnetorotational magnetosensation magnetosonic magnetosphere magnetostrictive magnetotaxis magnetotellurics magnetotransport
Descendants of -pause
exopause neutropause plasmapause stratopause thermopause tropopause