noun. ['ˈsaɪklətrɑːn'] an accelerator that imparts energies of several million electron-volts to rapidly moving particles.
- atom smasher
- particle accelerator
- -tron (English)
- -τρον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- cyclo- (English)
- κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Cyclotron
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.