linac

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Contraction of linear accelerator.

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linac (plural linacs)

  1. (physics) A linear particle accelerator.
    • 2004, Frank Close, Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction (p.49)
      Usually such ‘linacs’ are short, low-energy machines, but they can be high energy and lengthy, as at the Stanford Linear Accelerator in California.

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