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bevatron

[ bev-uh-tron ]
/ ˈbɛv əˌtrɒn /
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noun Physics.
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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Origin of bevatron

1945–50; BeV + -a- connective + -tron
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British Dictionary definitions for bevatron

bevatron
/ (ˈbɛvəˌtrɒn) /

noun
a proton synchrotron at the University of California

Word Origin for bevatron

C20: from BeV + -tron
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