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bevatron

[bev-uh-tron] /ˈbɛv əˌtrɒn/
noun, Physics.
1.
an accelerator in which protons are raised to energies of several billion electron-volts by modulating the frequency of the accelerating voltage.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; BeV + -a- connective + -tron
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bevatron

/ˈbɛvəˌtrɒn/
noun
1.
a proton synchrotron at the University of California
Word Origin
C20: from BeV + -tron
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