[ bev-uh-tron ]
/ ˈbɛv əˌtrɒn /
an accelerator in which protons are raised to energies of several billion electron-volts by modulating the frequency of the accelerating voltage.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
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Example sentences from the Web for bevatron
The system is used extensively in experiments with the Bevatron.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969|H. W. Fulbright et al.
British Dictionary definitions for bevatron
/ (ˈbɛvəˌtrɒn) /
a proton synchrotron at the University of California
Word Origin for bevatron
C20: from BeV + -tron
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