magnetosonic etymology

English word magnetosonic comes from English magneto-, English sonic

Detailed word origin of magnetosonic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
magneto- English (eng)
sonic English (eng) Having a speed approaching that of the speed of sound in air.. Of or relating to sound.
magnetosonic English (eng) (physics) Describing a longitudinal wave of ions (and electrons) in a magnetized plasma that propagates perpendicular to the stationary magnetic field.

Words with the same origin as magnetosonic

Descendants of magneto-
MD MHD MHDD MPDP magnetoabsorption magnetocalorimetry magnetocapillary magnetochiral magnetodynamic magnetofluid magnetometry magnetomotive magnetomotor magnetomyography magnetopause magnetoresistor magnetoresponsive magnetorotational magnetosensation magnetosphere magnetostrictive magnetotaxis magnetotellurics magnetotransport
Descendants of sonic