cyclotron

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noun cy·clo·tron \ ˈsī-klə-ˌträn \

Definition of cyclotron

:an accelerator in which charged particles (such as protons, deuterons, or ions) are propelled by an alternating electric field in a constant magnetic field

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Origin and Etymology of cyclotron

cycl- + -tron; from the circular movement of the particles


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cyclotron

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noun cy·clo·tron \ ˈsī-klə-ˌträn \

medical Definition of cyclotron

:an accelerator in which charged particles (as protons, deuterons, or ions) are propelled by an alternating electric field in a constant magnetic field

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