from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- abbreviation Organisation Européenne pour la Recherche Nucléaire (European Organization for Nuclear Research)—originally Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (European Council for Nuclear Research)
from The Century Dictionary.
- To concern.
- To elect and make known an intention to enter upon an inheritance: a modern term used in reference to Roman law.
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- proper noun European Council for Nuclear Research (derived from French acronym)
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The name CERN derived from the acronym in French for Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire, or European Council for Nuclear Research.
"One key test was to repeat the measurement with very short beam pulses," the Geneva-based organization, known by its French acronym CERN, said in a statement.
The official position of CERN is that experiments in particle accelerators are completely safe and the risks have already been adequately analyzed and dismissed in previous studies.
We are about to create black holes, and maybe Higgs bosons at the LHC in CERN, Switzerland … but we cannot tell with anything approaching accuracy what path a hurricane will take.
When a physicist at CERN is murdered, evidence is discovered of the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati - and it's up to Langdon and Vetra to stop a terrorist attack and uncover the truth behind the powerful organization.
CERN is the world's largest particle physics laboratory, and it is also the birthplace of the world wide web.
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) currently under construction at CERN is the greatest basic science endeavor in history.
I should perhaps add that to them CERN is of crucial importance, as it has been to me.
It was also the initiation of several collaborations in CERN research which continued through the mid-70s.
Colleagues at the European Organization for Nuclear Research near Geneva - best known under its French acronym CERN as the site of the world's biggest particle collider - and at the Swiss Federal Institute for Technology in Lausanne, or EPFL, where Hicheur was based, told The Associated Press that the scientist was an example of excessive anti-terror laws.