atom smasher


noun Physics.


Origin of atom smasher

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for atom smasher

atom smasher

noun

physics the nontechnical name for accelerator (def. 2)
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Science definitions for atom smasher

atom smasher

See particle accelerator.
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