isotron etymology

English word isotron comes from English iso-, English -tron

Detailed word origin of isotron

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iso- English (eng) (chemistry) forms terms relating to isomers. (mathematics) forms terms relating to isomorphisms. (organic chemistry) (of an aliphatic compound, especially a fatty acid) Having a branch on the penultimate carbon atom of a chain. (physics) forms terms relating to isotopes. Equal.
-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.
isotron English (eng) A device that uses an electrical field to separate the isotopes of uranium.. A kind of shortwave antenna consisting of a coil between two angled sheet-metal plates.

Words with the same origin as isotron

Descendants of iso-
isenergic isoantigen isoattenuation isobutyraldehyde isochasm isoecho isoexcitation isofield isogram isoionic isoluminant isomaltotriose isomer isomyopia isopalmitic acid isoparaffin isopropyl isopropylacetone isopropylamide isoproscaline isosteviol isostructural isotopic isovaline isovitexin
Descendants of -tron
Quotron alphatron cosmotron crossatron cryotron cyclotron gyrotron ignitron krytron magnetron mellotron microtron minirhizotron orgasmatron photosynthetron plasmatron positron positronic reflectron rhizotron surfatron synchrotron trigatron waitron