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physics the nontechnical name for accelerator (def. 2)
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby atom smasher
atomic weight, atomism, atomization, atomize, atomizer, atom smasher, atom trap, atomy, Aton, atonal, atonalism
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How to use atom smasher in a sentence
"He says he wants you to show him the way the Atom Smasher works," said Parrish.
"The Atom Smasher" is a story which I have been hunting for for years.
I never dreamed, when we were working on the old Atom Smasher, that he had adapted it to travel in the fourth dimension.
Everything depended upon his being able to bring back the Atom Smasher and take Lucille and her father away.
I told you that the Atom Smasher could be used to travel through time, and you mocked at me as a dreamer.
Scientific definitions for atom smasher
See particle accelerator.
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