proton synchrotron


noun Physics.

a synchrotron used for accelerating protons.

Nearby words

  1. protomartyr,
  2. protomorphic,
  3. proton,
  4. proton microscope,
  5. proton number,
  6. proton-proton chain,
  7. proton-pump inhibitor,
  8. protonema,
  9. protonic,
  10. protonotary

Origin of proton synchrotron

First recorded in 1945–50

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