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addaword.gifdefinition of LHC

noun
Large Hadron Collider: the world's largest particle accelerator, located at CERN in Geneva. It accelerates proton beams up to the rate of 7 TeV using thousands of magnets.
The LHC will let us see how matter behaved a tiny fraction of a second after the Big Bang.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 06/07/2012 10:21:00
Definition of LHC from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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