Definition of storage ring in English:

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storage ring

noun

Physics
An approximately circular accelerator in which particles can be effectively stored by being made to circulate continuously at high energy.
Example sentences
  • They modified an electron storage ring - a facility for producing powerful x rays - to produce high-power T-rays.
  • In the more distant future it may be possible to make intense and well-controlled high energy neutrino beams from decays of muons in a storage ring, although at present many technical problems remain unsolved.
  • A storage ring has the same components as the main accelerator but with fewer klystrons.

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Syllabification: stor·age ring

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