synchrotron etymology

English word synchrotron comes from English -tron, English synchro- (Synchronous; synchronized.)

Detailed word origin of synchrotron

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.
synchro- English (eng) Synchronous; synchronized.
synchrotron English (eng) (physics) A form of cyclotron in which charged particles are accelerated by an electric field that is synchronized with a magnetic field that keeps them in a circular path.

Words with the same origin as synchrotron

Descendants of -tron
Quotron alphatron cosmotron crossatron cryotron cyclotron gyrotron ignitron isotron krytron magnetron mellotron microtron minirhizotron orgasmatron photosynthetron plasmatron positron positronic reflectron rhizotron surfatron trigatron waitron
Descendants of synchro-
synchrocyclotron synchroflash synchromesh synchromodal synchromysticism synchrophasor synchrosqueezed synchrosqueezing