tevatron

[ tev-uh-tron ]
/ ˈtɛv əˌtrɒn /

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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