crossatron etymology

English word crossatron comes from English -tron, English cross-

Detailed word origin of crossatron

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tron English (eng) Used as a gender-neutral suffix as an alternative to -ter or -tress. Used to name a number of elementary particles. Used to name a number of machine learning algorithms. Used to name a number of particle accelerators. Used to name various electronic devices.
cross- English (eng) Indicating applicability to several domains that are usually separate (as in crossclass, crosslinguistic, cross-platform).. Across.. Exchange; switch.
crossatron English (eng) (electronics) A high-power pulsed modulator device, a cold-cathode gas-filled tube that combines useful features of thyratrons, vacuum tubes, and power semiconductor switches.

Words with the same origin as crossatron

Descendants of -tron
Quotron alphatron cosmotron cryotron cyclotron gyrotron ignitron isotron krytron magnetron mellotron microtron minirhizotron orgasmatron photosynthetron plasmatron positron positronic reflectron rhizotron surfatron synchrotron trigatron waitron
Descendants of cross-
crossbelt crossbody crossbreed crossbridge crosscalibration crossclaim crossclass crosscorrelation crosscut crossdisciplinarity crossfader crossgender crosslinguistic crosslinguistically crosslink crossmatched crossnational crossplay crossreact crossreactive crossruff crosstalk crosstown crosswind