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bevatron

bev·a·tron
B b

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bev-uh-tron]
    • /ˈbɛv əˌtrɒn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bev-uh-tron]
    • /ˈbɛv əˌtrɒn/

Definitions of bevatron word

  • noun bevatron a proton synchrotron at the University of California 3
  • noun bevatron the synchrotron at the University of California, Berkeley, used to accelerate protons and other charged particles to an energy level of 6 GeV or more 3
  • noun bevatron an accelerator in which protons are raised to energies of several billion electron-volts by modulating the frequency of the accelerating voltage. 1
  • noun bevatron A particle accelerator of the 1950s, capable of imparting energies of billions of electron volts. 0

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Origin of bevatron

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
1945-50; BeV + -a- connective + -tron

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Parts of speech for Bevatron

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

bevatron popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

bevatron usage trend in Literature

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