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A particle accelerator used to bring about collisions between particles or atoms in order to study their behavior or create isotopes.
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(Atomic Physics) physics a particle accelerator in which beams of particles are made to collide
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a particle accelerator in which oppositely charged particles circulate in opposite directions and collide head-on.
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|Noun||1.||collider - an accelerator in which two beams of particles are forced to collide head on|
atom smasher, particle accelerator, accelerator - a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
electron accelerator - collider that consists of an accelerator that collides electrons and positrons
proton accelerator - a collider that collides beams of protons and antiprotons
superconducting supercollider - a collider that operates at very low temperatures
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