frozen magnetic field line
xatt-e meydân-e meqnâtisi-ye yax basté, ~ ~ ~ rocidé
Fr.: ligne de champ magnétique gelée
A → magnetic field line in a → fluid when the motion of the fluid carries the magnetic field along with it.
magnetic field line
xatt-e meydân-e meqnâtisi (#)
Fr.: ligne de champ magnétique
An imaginary line used for representing the strength and direction of a magnetic field. Charged particles move freely along magnetic field lines, but are inhibited by the magnetic force from moving across field lines.
open magnetic field line
xatt-e bâz-e meydân-e meqnâtisi-ye
Fr.: ligne ouverte de champ magnétique
In the context of solar physics, a → magnetic field line when it crosses the solar surface only once, i.e., when it goes from surface to infinity. This is the case at a sufficiently large scale in → coronal holes. This is mostly not the case in → active regions.