Atom smasher



(def 7).
Historical Examples

They were swinging a camera-like object toward him, its lens focused upon the atom smasher.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

The atom smasher was vibrating outside the entrance to Tode’s cave.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

I never dreamed, when we were working on the old atom smasher, that he had adapted it to travel in the fourth dimension.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

He caught Lucille and dragged her back toward the atom smasher.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

And there upon the platform was the atom smasher, a little thread of violet light seeping out of the central tube.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

“The atom smasher” is a story which I have been hunting for for years.
Astounding Stories, February, 1931 Various

“He says he wants you to show him the way the atom smasher works,” said Parrish.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

I told you that the atom smasher could be used to travel through time, and you mocked at me as a dreamer.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

And then I guess we’ll have a chance to get away in the atom smasher.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

Everything depended upon his being able to bring back the atom smasher and take Lucille and her father away.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

noun
(physics) the nontechnical name for accelerator (sense 2)
atom smasher
See particle accelerator.

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