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ion trap

noun

, Physics.
  1. any device used to prevent ions in an electron beam from striking other apparatus, especially in mass spectrometry.


ion trap

  1. A device, such as a magnet, used to prevent ions in an electron beam from striking another apparatus, such as a cathode-ray tube screen, which could cause it to lose luminescence.


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