Definition of proportional counter in English:

proportional counter

Syllabification: pro·por·tion·al count·er

noun

Physics
An ionization chamber in which the operating voltage is large enough to produce amplification but not so large that the output pulse ceases to be proportional to the initial ionization.
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  • The scattering was detected with a one-dimensional linear proportional counter.

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