cloud chamber

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Synonyms for cloud chamber

apparatus that detects the path of high-energy particles passing through a supersaturated vapor

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The violin and guitar combination of Amy Cloud Chambers and Kate Danaher (who also played Amiens and Hymen) provided between-scenes music.
Cloud chambers could be set for desired events only, but were insufficiently sensitive to show the newer particles.
Air doffing, cloud chambers and similar techniques have allowed significant improvements in random fiber distribution in a fabric.
Skeptics have never doubted that when silver iodide seeding agents come into contact with a cloud's very cold moisture droplets, ice crystals -- which become raindrops in warm weather -- are formed; in laboratory cloud chambers this is known to happen.