reflectron etymology

English word reflectron comes from English -tron, English reflect

Detailed word origin of reflectron

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.
reflect English (eng) (intransitive) To be bent back (light, etc.) from a surface.. (intransitive) To be mirrored.. (transitive) To agree with; to closely follow.. (transitive) To bend back (light, etc.) from a surface.. (transitive) To give evidence of someone's or something's character etc.. (transitive) To mirror, or show the image of something.. (intransitive) To think seriously; to ponder or consider.
reflectron English (eng) (physics, chemistry) A time-of-flight mass spectrometer that uses a static electric field to reverse the direction of travel of the ions entering it.

Words with the same origin as reflectron

Descendants of -tron
Quotron alphatron cosmotron crossatron cryotron cyclotron gyrotron ignitron isotron krytron magnetron mellotron microtron minirhizotron orgasmatron photosynthetron plasmatron positron positronic rhizotron surfatron synchrotron trigatron waitron