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See linear accelerator.
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(Nuclear Physics) short for linear accelerator
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|Noun||1.||linac - ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path|
atom smasher, particle accelerator, accelerator - a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
microwave linear accelerator - linear accelerator that uses microwaves
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