gyrotron etymology

English word gyrotron comes from English -tron, English gyro-

Detailed word origin of gyrotron

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.
gyro- English (eng) (mathematics) gyrovector space. Circle; circular or spinning motion.
gyrotron English (eng) (physics) A type of microwave generator employing cyclotron resonance coupling between microwave fields and a beam of electrons.

Words with the same origin as gyrotron

Descendants of -tron
Quotron alphatron cosmotron crossatron cryotron cyclotron ignitron isotron krytron magnetron mellotron microtron minirhizotron orgasmatron photosynthetron plasmatron positron positronic reflectron rhizotron surfatron synchrotron trigatron waitron
Descendants of gyro-
gyroautomorphism gyrochronological gyrocircle gyrofluid gyrogauge gyrogravitomagnetic gyrogroup gyroid gyrokinetic gyrolite gyroma gyromotion gyroparallelogram gyroperiod gyrophase gyrophototaxis gyroresonance gyroresonant gyrosensor gyrosonic gyrostabilizer gyrotaxis gyrotheodolite gyrotop gyrotrigonometry