from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An accelerator in which charged particles are accelerated around a fixed circular path by an electric field and held to the path by an increasing magnetic field.
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- n. A form of cyclotron in which charged particles are accelerated by an electric field that is synchronized with a magnetic field that keeps them in a circular path.
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- n. cyclotron in which the electric field is maintained at a constant frequency
From synchro- + -tron. (Wiktionary)