Definition of solar wind in English:
The continuous flow of charged particles from the sun which permeates the solar system.
- Solar researchers have found that the electrified plasma of the solar wind flows out of the corona like water gushing through cracks in a dam.
- Saturn's magnetic field is blown out behind the planet by the solar wind - charged particles streaming off the Sun.
- Charged particles from the solar wind become trapped in the magnetosphere near the Earth's poles.
Definition of solar wind in:
- US English dictionary
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