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hodoscope

(ˈhɒdəˌskəʊp)
n
(General Physics) physics any device for tracing the path of a charged particle, esp a particle found in cosmic rays
[C20: from Greek hodos way, path + -scope]
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Noun1.hodoscope - (physics) scientific instrument that traces the path of a charged particle
scientific instrument - an instrument used by scientists
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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This void, named Scan Pyramids Big Void, was first observed with nuclear emulsion films installed in the Queen's chamber, then confirmed with scintillator hodoscopes set up in the same chamber (KEK) and re-confirmed with gas detectors outside of the pyramid (CEA), according to the study.