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tevatron

[ tev-uh-tron ]
/ ˈtɛv əˌtrɒn /
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noun
an accelerator in which protons or antiprotons are raised to energies of a few trillion electron-volts.
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Origin of tevatron

1980–85; TeV + -atron, as in betatron, bevatron
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