Definition of supercollider in English:
A collider in which superconducting magnets are used to accelerate particles to energies of millions of megavolts.
- It is used mainly in cars, planes, bridges, computer chips, artificial body parts and in supercolliders, like the particle accelerator in Geneva, Switzerland.
- A supercollider is in fact being built: the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.
- He pauses, then adds, ‘The good thing is that in finance we don't have to build [particle] supercolliders.’
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