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collider Syllabification: col·lid·er
Pronunciation: /kəˈlīdər/

Definition of collider in English:


An accelerator in which two beams of particles are made to collide.
Example sentences
  • It is important too, for use in high-luminosity linear electron - positron colliders where the focus is extremely tight, to know whether or not detectors can separate collision results from background radiation.
  • But how can we ever hope to make meaningful measurements at this scale when we have such difficulty building particle colliders to work at the comparatively lowly Higgs scale?
  • The use of an asymmetric collider to produce B particles was first proposed in 1987 by Pier Oddone, then head of Berkeley Lab's Physics Division and now one of the Lab's deputy directors.
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