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Meaning of magnetocaloric effect

mag•ne•to•cal•or'ic effect"

Pronunciation: (mag-nē"tō-ku-lôr'ik, -lor'-), [key]
— Physics. Physics.
  1. an increase or decrease of the temperature of a thermally isolated magnetic substance accompanying an increase or decrease in the intensity of a magnetic field.
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