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cosmotron

[kos-muh-tron] /ˈkɒs məˌtrɒn/
noun, Physics.
1.
a proton accelerator.
Origin of cosmotron
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50; cosmo- + -tron
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Cosmotron

/ˈkɒzməˌtrɒn/
noun
1.
a large synchrotron which was used for accelerating protons to high energies (of the order of 1 GeV)
Word Origin
C20: from cosm(ic ray) + -tron
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