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Meaning of CLOUD CHAMBER

Pronunciation:  klawd 'cheymbur

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  apparatus that detects high-energy particles passing through a supersaturated vapor; each particle ionizes molecules along its path and small droplets condense on them to produce a visible track
 
 Synonyms: Wilson cloud chamber
 
 See Also: apparatus, setup

 

 

 

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