deep underwater muon and neutrino detector
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deep underwater muon and neutrino detector[¦dēp ‚ən·dər′wȯd·ər ′myü‚än an nü′trē·nō di‚tek·tər]
A proposed device for detecting and determining the direction of extraterrestrial neutrinos passing through a volume of approximately 1 cubic kilometer of ocean water, using an array of several thousand Cerenkov counters suspended in the water to sense the showers of charged particles generated by neutrinos. Abbreviated DUMAND.
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