Definition of -tron in English:

-tron

suffix

Physics
  • 1Denoting a subatomic particle: positron
  • 2Denoting a particle accelerator: cyclotron
  • 3Denoting a thermionic valve: ignitron

Origin

from (elec)tron.

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