- noun the research laboratory in Switzerland where the world wide web was originally invented.
- acronym forConseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire
- Abbreviation of Conseil European pour la Recherche Nucleaire, which is French for European Organization for nuclear Research. An international organization dedicated to the study of particle physics. The CERN laboratory, located outside of Geneva, Switzerland, features some of the world's most advanced equipment, including powerful accelerators, which help enable their complex scientific research.
- acronym forConseil Europeen de Recherche Nucleaire