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atom smasher

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noun Physics.
  1. accelerator(def 7).
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Origin of atom smasher

First recorded in 1935–40
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accelerator

British Dictionary definitions for atom smasher

atom smasher

noun
  1. physics the nontechnical name for accelerator (def. 2)
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atom smasher in Science

atom smasher

  1. See particle accelerator.
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