-tron

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See also: tron, trón, trốn, trọn, and trộn

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek -τρον (-tron), a suffix denoting an instrument, used to name the electron.

Suffix[edit]

-tron

  1. Used to name various electronic devices
  2. Used to name a number of elementary particles
  3. Used to name a number of particle accelerators
  4. Used to name a number of machine learning algorithms
  5. Used as a gender-neutral suffix as an alternative to -ter or -tress, as in waitron

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