linac

linac

[lin-ak]
noun Physics.

Origin:
1945–50; lin(ear) ac(celerator)

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linac (ˈlɪnæk)
 
n
short for linear accelerator

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linac   (lĭn'āk')  Pronunciation Key 
Short for linear accelerator.
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LINAC
linear accelerator
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