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artificial sun
 n.— «A 1:8 miniature model of the world’s first Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) will be on display at the China Chongqing Investment and Global Sourcing Fair. Also known as an “artificial sun,” the device was developed independently by China.The “artificial sun” is a superconducting non-circular section nuclear fusion experiment device, and this is the first time that a mode of it has been exhibited in western China.» —“Model of ‘artificial sun’ to go on display in Chongqing” People’s Daily Online (China) Apr. 19, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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