cryotron etymology

English word cryotron comes from English -tron, English cryo- (Cold, freezing.)

Detailed word origin of cryotron

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.
cryo- English (eng) Cold, freezing.
cryotron English (eng) (physics) A switch that employs superconductivity.

Words with the same origin as cryotron

Descendants of -tron
Quotron alphatron cosmotron crossatron cyclotron gyrotron ignitron isotron krytron magnetron mellotron microtron minirhizotron orgasmatron photosynthetron plasmatron positron positronic reflectron rhizotron surfatron synchrotron trigatron waitron
Descendants of cryo-
cryoanaesthesia cryobank cryobiology cryobuffer cryochamber cryohydrate cryoinjury cryolife cryomicroscopy cryomold cryonic cryonicist cryophysics cryoprecipitate cryoprostatectomy cryopump cryosampling cryoscopy cryosphere cryospheric cryostorage cryosurgical cryosurvival cryosystem cryotherapy