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linac

[lin-ak]
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noun Physics.
  1. linear accelerator.
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Origin of linac

1945–50; lin(ear) ac(celerator)
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British Dictionary definitions for linac

linac

noun
  1. short for linear accelerator
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linac in Science

linac

[lĭnăk′]
  1. Short for linear accelerator.
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