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|Noun||1.||storage ring - container consisting of a set of magnets set in a doughnut-shaped ring around which charged particles from an accelerator can be kept circulating until they are used|
atom smasher, particle accelerator, accelerator - a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)