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1. cyclotron

noun. ['ˈsaɪklətrɑːn'] an accelerator that imparts energies of several million electron-volts to rapidly moving particles.

Synonyms

  • synchrotron
  • atom smasher
  • synchrocyclotron
  • particle accelerator
  • bevatron

Antonyms

  • anticatalyst

Etymology

  • -tron (English)
  • -τρον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • cyclo- (English)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Cyclotron

  • aequitron
  • agouron
  • altron
  • certron
  • chemetron
  • chevron
  • electron
  • elektron
  • enron
  • eron
  • interferon
  • interferon
  • invitron
  • milacron
  • negatron
  • nephron
  • oxymoron
  • phototron
  • solitron
  • tebuthiuron

Example sentences of the word cyclotron


1. Noun, singular or mass
A beam of protons in a cyclotron will spin around and around until they get enough speed.

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