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"tron" is from "tron" (instrumental) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"-tron" is a type of suffix


A word ending that indicates manipulating subatomic particles. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-tron illustration Design of ion sources is one of the more tricky parts of cyclotron design.
-tron illustration I have a 5 year old Sharp microwave oven and the magnetron has apparently died.