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colliding-beam machine

[kuh-lahy-ding-beem] /kəˈlaɪ dɪŋˈbim/
noun, Physics.
1.
a particle accelerator in which positively and negatively charged particles circulate in opposite directions and collide head-on.
Also called collider
[kuh-lahy-der] /kəˈlaɪ dər/ (Show IPA)
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