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supercollider Syllabification: su·per·col·lid·er
Pronunciation: /ˈso͞opərkəˌlīdər/

Definition of supercollider in English:


A collider in which superconducting magnets are used to accelerate particles to energies of millions of megavolts.
Example sentences
  • 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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