Definition of magnetohydrodynamic in US English:

magnetohydrodynamic

adjective

  • See magnetohydrodynamics

    • ‘Operation of the magnetohydrodynamic pump unit causes chlorine to be evolved from the seawater in the flow loop.’
    • ‘The discovery of magnetohydrodynamic waves was a major breakthrough in plasma physics and its applications to space physics and fusion research.’
    • ‘To understand magnetohydrodynamic waves, let us first consider purely magnetic waves.’
    • ‘No doubt because those magnetohydrodynamic currents are complex and unpredictable, the Earth's magnetic poles shift and even flip as time goes by.’
    • ‘A number of experimental methods of spacecraft propulsion are based on magnetohydrodynamic principles.’

Pronunciation

magnetohydrodynamic

/-ˌhīdrōˌdīˈnamik/