-tron

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-tron

noun suffix

Definition of -TRON

1
:  vacuum tube <magnetron>
2
:  device for the manipulation of subatomic particles <cyclotron>

Origin of -TRON

Greek, suffix denoting an instrument; akin to Old English -thor, suffix denoting an instrument, Latin -trum

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