from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An apparatus in which the movement and collision of ionizing particles is determined by the examination of trails of gas bubbles that form in the paths of the particles as they move through a superheated liquid.
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- n. A vessel filled with a superheated transparent liquid (most often liquid hydrogen) used to detect electrically charged particles moving through it.
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- n. an instrument that records the tracks of ionizing particles
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