hodoscope


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to hodoscope: horoscope

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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.