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Cherenkov effect

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The emission of light by a charged particle passing through a transparent nonconducting liquid or solid material at a speed greater than the speed of light in that material.

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  • noun Alternative form of Cerenkov effect.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Pavel Alekseevich Cherenkov, (1904–1990), Russian physicist.]

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