hodoscope
noun Etymology: Greek hodos road, path + English -scope Date: circa 1933 an instrument for tracing the paths of ionizing particles by means of ion counters in close array

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  • hodoscope — [häd′ə skōp΄] n. 〚< Gr hodos, path (see ODE1) + SCOPE〛 an instrument for tracing the paths of ionizing particles, as of electrons in cosmic rays * * * …   Universalium

  • hodoscope — [odoskɔp; ɔdɔskɔp] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; de hodo , et scope. ❖ ♦ Didact. Appareil capable de matérialiser les trajectoires de particules électrisées dans un champ magnétique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hodoscope — [häd′ə skōp΄] n. [< Gr hodos, path (see ODE1) + SCOPE] an instrument for tracing the paths of ionizing particles, as of electrons in cosmic rays …   English World dictionary

  • Hodoscope — A hodoscope (from the Greek for path viewer ) is a scientific instrument which detects charged elementary particles, in particular, ionising cosmic particles. Scintillator paddles emit light when particles strike them. This light is amplified,… …   Wikipedia

  • hodoscope — hodoskopas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Jonizuojančiosios spinduliuotės skaitiklių sistema didelės energijos dalelių trajektorijoms stebėti. atitikmenys: angl. hodoscope vok. Hodoskop, n rus. годоскоп, m pranc.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • hodoscope — hodoskopas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. hodoscope vok. Hodoskop, n rus. годоскоп, m pranc. hodoscope, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • hodoscope — noun A device, consisting of multiple detectors, that is used to track the path of cosmic rays and other subatomic particles …   Wiktionary

  • hodoscope — instrument for tracing paths of ionizing particles Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hodoscope — ho·do·scope …   English syllables

  • hodoscope — /ˈhɒdəskoʊp/ (say hoduhskohp) noun an apparatus for tracing the path of a charged particle, especially a cosmic ray particle. {Greek hodos way + scope} …   Australian English dictionary

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