kolkard-e disk, ~ gerdé
Fr.: troncature de disque
In models of magnetized → accretion disks, the process whereby the disk is disrupted at a radius where the → magnetic pressure overcomes the → ram pressure of the accreted material. This occurs at a distance typically 3-7 stellar radii, below the → corotation radius.
The act or process of truncating, as → disk truncation.
Verbal noun from → truncate.